Monthly Archives: January 2011

Not All Great Whites are Snow Bunnies

Tip o’ the hat to The Dorsal Fin for this article.  It’s been a while since I’ve written about the great whites of New England, but this is mainly because, according to the tagging studies performed by Greg Skomal of … Continue reading

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Ya Like Dags? Turns One!

I managed to completely miss a milestone passed by this very blog yesterday.  Ya Like Dags? your #1 source for small shark action (I make no claim to the actual accuracy of that statement), is now officially one year old.  … Continue reading

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Fish Wars: Recreational and Commercial Fishermen Clash Over Striped Bass

This will be a rare non-shark post, but I think it will cover an issue that permeates throughout fisheries management regardless of which species you’re focused on (maybe not so much spiny dogfish: rec and commercial fishermen alike aren’t huge … Continue reading

Posted in fisheries, fisheries management, gill nets, grad school, North Carolina, striped bass | 4 Comments

It’s Official – North Pacific Dogfish a Different Species

A while back I posted on the possibility of spiny dogfish in the North Pacific (think California up to Alaska, across to Kamchatka and the upper parts of Japan) being a different species, based on differences in both life history … Continue reading

Posted in evolution, fisheries management, research blogging, spiny dogfish | 10 Comments

Linkodon typus

Gather ’round kids.  It’s time for another rundown of interesting, funny, and downright bizarre events happening in the world’s oceans. Yet another blog has joined The Network.  Please welcome People, Policy, Planet and make sure to leave a comment or … Continue reading

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Dogfish on Tour: SDAFS Recap

As I mentioned earlier, while  several representatives from the wet blogosphere were at Science Online, Dan, me, and the rest of the ECU crew were at the Southern Division AFS meeting.  A good time was had by all, and yes, … Continue reading

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Feeding Habits Analysis: The Wrap-Up

Wow, that’s a post a day since Sunday.  I am all kinds of productive. I reached a milestone in my thesis research shortly before Christmas when I looked through my final set of dogfish puke.  All told I’ve gone through … Continue reading

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Carcharhinus linkamanus

In my blogging absence, a lot of interesting stuff has happened and been written about.  And let’s face it, at this point I’ve pretty much accepted link posts as part of my usual output. Two more blogs for the SFS … Continue reading

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Dogfish on Tour: Tampa, Florida

Whew, it’s been a while since the last post (like, last year.  Har har har…).  A nice trip back to my New England motherland caused me to be a little more off the grid than usual, but now I’m back.  … Continue reading

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