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Why Mike the Murasoi is so Hot

In the past week a fish, which has been given the name Mike the Murasoi, was captured in the waters off Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant. This fish reportedly had radiation levels more than 2,500 … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ups and Downs of Ocean Sunfish Migrations

Ocean sunfish Mola mola commonly are observed basking at the sea surface. Catching some sun, thinks Beel. Three explanations have been offered for this “basking” behavior: (1) the fish is ill, … Continue reading

January 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

If its the New Year, Carp Must Be on the Menu

In Europe, indeed throughout the world, there are a variety of foods that are traditionally eaten, or avoided, at the New Year.  For example, in Hungary eating chicken or fish on … Continue reading

December 31, 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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