April 20, 2014

3:12 AM | New Dogfish Management Rules Proposed
Earlier this week some new rules were proposed for spiny dogfish management on the east coast.  The changes affect three key parts of the fishery management plan for spiny dogfish: quota set aside for research, essential fish habitat, and the … Continue reading →

April 01, 2014

1:48 PM | Actual Sharknado off of Cape Hatteras
North Carolina’s weather has never been what you’d call predictable, especially off of Cape Hatteras (all those shipwrecks have to come from somewhere).  That said, what I saw yesterday while tagging sharks off of Hatteras takes the cake.  During what … Continue reading →

March 30, 2014

1:34 PM | Shakespeare’s other tragedies
In popular culture one particular tragic play by William Shakespeare is vastly over-represented.  This is, of course, Romeo and Juliet.  Every generation, artists from all over the English speaking world channel the Bard through these characters, a process that gives short shrift to all of his other tragic figures, such as King Lear. It doesn't have to be this way, though.  After all, each

March 28, 2014

10:04 PM | EU Considers Ban on Dogfish
Last week the European Union considered a petition to ban on all products made from spiny dogfish.  The petition, put forward by the representative from Germany, would have banned trade of all spiny dogfish products, and barring that called for … Continue reading →
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