| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:34 PM
As climate change heats our oceans, you’d expect temperature-sensitive marine species to flee poleward to cooler waters. So why have some headed to warmer regions toward the equator?
Scientists have solved the puzzle. For the most part, these...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:25 AM
By most accounts, this has been a good year for eating Maryland blue crabs — just not by human beings. The Chesapeake Bay crab harvest is down, in part because of predators and cannibalism, but that's not the whole story.
In 2011, Maryland...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:30 AM
A Tilghman Island commercial fisherman has been charged with witness tampering and intimidation in a federal investigation into alleged poaching of striped bass from the Chesapeake Bay, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Michael D. Hayden, Jr., 41,was...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:37 AM
It's been five years since the Chesapeake Bay blue crab fishery was declared a disaster, and despite progress using science-based guidelines for protecting female crabs, the iconic Chesapeake crustacean is still not out of the woods. The Baltimore Sun's...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Finding the best food is half the fun in vacationing. If you plan your trip right, you could be in the Anna Maria Island area during one of its many food festivals.
Each year starts out with the Forks and Corks Food and Wine Festival, which is held in...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Fourteen years ago this month, the Islamorada Fish Company restaurant, known to many from travels in the Keys, opened its second location in Dania Beach.
It was a partnership between Bass Pro Shops and a little restaurant that started in 1948 as a...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Cedar Key's Tony's Seafood Restaurant's award-winning clam chowder is now being sold at Publix stores. For years, diners have made the long trek to the tiny island – population less than 800 – to enjoy the World Champion Clam Chowder at the...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:17 PM
With a new survey finding the Chesapeake Bay's crab population at its lowest level in five years after a poor spawn last year, Maryland officials announced Friday they would move to tighten catch limits on the region's iconic crustacean.
| Apr 26, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The scientific name of the American shad, Alosa sapidissima, provides a hint as to why it is many people's favorite fish, and why the season when they swim upriver to their breeding grounds is so eagerly awaited. The name means "most delicious herring."...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Confidential surveys of water officials, water users and others involved with the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta offer some telling insight on why the delta is stuck in a perpetual quagmire.
When it comes to fixing the hub of California’s water...
| May 1, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Now that Nancy Caruso has completed the "easy" task of producing the hugely ambitious Kelpfest, she can return to the heavy lifting she does daily, from taking students on science expeditions to places like Bolsa Chica, Joshua Tree, Yosemite and the...