Alaskan Snow Crab Season Canceled for the First Time in History Due to Over 1 Billion Crabs Mysteriously Missing

Alaskan Snow Crab Season Canceled for the First Time in History Due to Over 1 Billion Crabs Mysteriously Missing

The Alaskan snow crab season has been canceled by officials as they investigate the disappearance of an estimated 1 billion crabs.  The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has canceled the winter snow crab season for the first time in state history in the Bering Sea due to their depleting numbers. Now, scientists are […]

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Where do the guitarfish go? Scientists and fishers team up to find out

Where do the guitarfish go? Scientists and fishers team up to find out

In late March and early April this year, researchers from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands teamed up with fishers, conservationists and scientists in Guinea-Bissau to catch, study, sample and release more than 50 sharks and rays off the coast of the West African country. The team, which included experts from the Guinea-Bissau-based Institute […]

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Pet food for cats and dogs being sold containing endangered sharks

Pet food for cats and dogs being sold containing endangered sharks

Unwitting owners are feeding endangered sharks to their cats and dogs, according to a new study. Scientists discovered that numerous brands contained endangered species but simply specified nonspecific components like “ocean fish,” implying that most customers are unaware. “We believe the majority of pet owners are likely to be nature enthusiasts, and we believe most […]

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