Category Archives: Marine Life

Canadian officials trying to determine what killed thousands of fish in Nova Scotia

DFO C&P also patrolled other beaches finding lots of dead herring, blue and red mussels & starfish; however, no lobster/other invertebrates pic.twitter.com/u5E7nlZsQn — DFO Maritimes (@DFO_MAR) December 29, 2016 Scientists investigating the deaths of thousands of marine creatures that have washed up on beaches of Nova Scotia on the eastern side of the Gulf of Maine […]

Maine fisherman on ‘Deadliest Catch’

PHOTO: Jonathan McDaniel (at right), a fisherman from Gorham, Maine, stands next to Time Bandit Capt. Jonathan Hillstrand last month in Alaska. McDaniel is a crew member on Hillstrand’s crab fishing boat while it is being filmed for Season 11 of the popular Discovery Channel television show ‘Deadliest Catch.’ Photo by Clint Pickarsky of Soldotna, […]

Cod forsaking the Gulf of Maine

The prospects for restoring the cod population in the Gulf of Maine to a commercially sustainable level seem to be getting even more dismal than before. Last month, scientists with the Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Woods Hole, Mass., announced that their latest population assessment update paints a “grim picture” for the future of the […]