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2 years 3 months ago

You've never seen fish tanks like these!

Fish tanks at an aquarium in Japan are turning artsy. The Art Aquarium in downtown Tokyo showcases more than five-thousand gold fish swimming through specially designed tanks. Among the unique tanks, a giant goldfish bowl and a tank that includes a changing digital screen. At night the aquarium...

2 years 4 months ago

Drought kills fish in the Midwest

Thousands of fish are dying in the Midwest as the sizzling summer dries up rivers and raises water temperatures in some spots to nearly 100 degrees. About 40,000 shovelnose sturgeon were killed in Iowa last week as water temperatures reached 97 degrees. Nebraska fishery officials say they've seen thousands of...

2 years 9 months ago

Bucket Biologists endanger wildlife

Moving fish from one lake to another sounds pretty innocent, but it actually causes major problems for local wildlife managers. We looked into the problems surrounding "bucket biologists." Avid fishermen and anglers may have their favorite species, but sometimes, that can cause a problem.. "Some people would like...

2 years 9 months ago

Academy wins conservation award

The Air Force Academy's Natural Resources department won the 2011 Department of Defense-level Military Installation Partnership Award from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service created this annual award in 2004 for the military installation that promotes conservation on military lands in the last...

3 years 1 week ago

Minnows reintroduced in Arkansas River

Two rare minnows are once again swimming in the Arkansas River thanks to pioneering research efforts at the John Mumma Native Aquatic Species Restoration Facility. Plains minnows and suckermouth minnows are native species on the Colorado threatened and endangered list. The small minnows were stocked into the Arkansas River above...

4 years 5 months ago

Fish falling from the sky

John Walsh doesn't fish. In this case, he didn't have to. A 14-inch striped bass landed in his Milton, Massachusetts yard on Monday. "I'd expect it at the beach, but we're a mile and a half, two miles from the ocean," said Walsh. The Walsh family was outside...

4 years 5 months ago

Teen catches record carp

A 14-year-old Golden resident caught a record 51-pound grass carp while fishing at Prospect Park Lake on June 4. The mammoth carp, caught by Cody Moreland, set a new species state record and ranks as the heaviest fish ever caught in Colorado. Moreland, who regularly fishes the small Jefferson...

4 years 6 months ago

Asian carp fears continue in Great Lakes

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has ruled out closing Chicago-area shipping locks on a regular basis. It says doing so wouldn't stop dreaded Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes but could damage the local economy. The Thursday decision dashes the h opes of Michigan and neighboring states...

4 years 8 months ago

Skunks, badgers enlisted to control pelicans

Idaho is enlisting badgers and skunks in its fight against pelicans that are eating too many sport fish and hurting sensitive populations of Yellowstone cutthroat trout. Idaho Department of Fish and Game managers released three badgers and two skunks last week on Gull Island in southeastern Idaho's Blackfoot Reservoir. Last...

4 years 8 months ago

Pueblo Fish Hatchery getting national attention

Its Walleye spawning season and biologists and employees with the Division of Wildlife in Pueblo have been working overtime for almost a month to produce Walleye. Something different this year though, they are getting national attention for their efforts. A national TV network, the World Fishing Network, featured the...

4 years 10 months ago

Fish oil shows promise in preventing psychosis

A preliminary study suggests a cheap, easy-to-find supplement could help young people with signs of mental illness from descending into schizophrenia. More research is needed to determine if fish oil can really prevent the disease. It's cause remains unknown. In the Austrian study, published in the Archives of General Psychiatry,...

4 years 11 months ago

Is orca baby boom a fluke?

A little over a year after researchers feared a drop in the Northwest's endangered killer whale population meant disaster, the number of orcas has bounced back with six new babies and no whales lost. Though scientific evidence is skimpy, some whale experts say the good news might be the...

5 years 1 month ago

Endangered fish released in San Juan River

The San Juan River in northwestern New Mexico has gotten an infusion of more than 3,000 endangered roundtail chubs. The New Mexico Game and Fish Department announced Wednesday that the fish were released into the river in late October. Roundtail chub were once found throughout the Colorado River basin, including...

5 years 1 month ago

Hawaii regulators approve first US tuna farm

Hawaii regulators have approved a Honolulu company's plan to build the nation's first tuna farm in waters off the Big Island. Hawaii Oceanic Technology aims to create an environmentally friendly open ocean farm for bigeye tuna, a favorite source for sushi and sashimi that's overfished in the wild. The state...

5 years 2 months ago

Montana stops wolf hunting near Yellowstone

Montana wildlife commissioners shut down gray wolf hunting Tuesday in backcountry adjacent to Yellowstone National Park after nine of the predators were killed there in recent weeks. Commissioners, however, kept the statewide kill quota at 75, repeating their belief that the planned harvest would not hurt the overall population...

5 years 2 months ago

Woman fried, ate goldfish amid fight with ex

Authorities say a Houston-area woman, who was burned up at her former common-law husband, fried their pet goldfish and ate some of them. Pasadena police say it's a civil matter and no charges will be filed. The seven goldfish were purchased together by the couple during happier times. Police spokesman,...

5 years 3 months ago

Young angler reels in monster trout

He's only nine years old and already Brandon Mellon has earned bragging rights when it comes to fishing. "Most kids don't really get to catch that big of fish," said Brandon. Just over a week ago, Brandon caught the winning fish, a 22.5 pound, 36 inch lake trout...

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