Fishing News in Arcata Wharf, CA

How to Love an Oyster

2/9/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Brendan Borrell. Most people, even those who know a thing or two about oysters and may perhaps enjoy eating them, have no idea that the sweet and buttery bivalves they are slurping down in San Francisco or Vancouver are not the native species of the West Coast but Japanese… SEE MORE

Blacktip shark with a dart tag at the base of its first dorsal fin. Credit: NOAA Fisheries

Reliable Shark Taggers Make Citizen Science Program Possible

2/7/2024 by Param Bhatia

By The Cooperative Shark Tagging Program In 1961, John “Jack” Casey began studying the life history of shark species in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. At the time, he worked at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife Laboratory in Sandy Hook, New Jersey. The following year,… SEE MORE