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Category Archives: Historical Perspective

Fishermen from the Forties and Their Big Catches

Beel loves old-timey photographs of big fish.  First, they are fun to look at. Second, they remind us of what once was, before commercial fisheries had such a large impact … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

2012 in Review

Beel believes in transparency. Today, Beel received the following annual summary of this blog’s activities.  Beel is totally blown away.  Readership has been fairly regular, but Beel has not been … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Giant Fishes From The Recent Past

Fish continue to grow throughout their lives, so extremely large fish of any given species can be assumed to be quite old.  Really large fish once were common.  But few … Continue reading

March 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Look At Shark Finning

Shark finning is the practice of removing and retaining the fins of sharks, while the remainder of the shark is tossed overboard.  This is done at sea, so that only … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Two Hundred Years of Tuna

Andy Warhol once said, “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” For bluefin tuna, the future occurred on Wednesday January 4, 2012.  By now, almost everyone is aware that a … Continue reading

January 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

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