Category Archives: deep sea fishing gear

Deepwater corals thrive at the bottom of the ocean, but can’t escape human impacts – Times Union
19 Dec
4:04

Deepwater corals thrive at the bottom of the ocean, but can’t escape human impacts – Times Union

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Sandra Brooke, Florida State University (THE CONVERSATION) When people think of coral reefs, they typically picture warm, clear waters with brightly colored corals and fishes. But other corals live in deep, dark, cold waters, […]

Cruising on Island Time in Mercedes’ AMG GT C Roadster – Palm Beach
18 Dec
2:35

Cruising on Island Time in Mercedes’ AMG GT C Roadster – Palm Beach

When you have a stupendous sportscar for the weekend, like the 550-horsepower Mercedes AMG GTC Roadster I’m driving, you need a great destination to cruise to. Sebring or Palm Beach Raceway come to mind. But if you prefer not to wear a helmet or burn rubber for your weekend drive, […]

A Massive 640000 Tonnes Of ‘Ghost’ Fishing Gear Enter Our Seas Each Year, Report Finds – IFLScience
18 Dec
1:05

A Massive 640000 Tonnes Of ‘Ghost’ Fishing Gear Enter Our Seas Each Year, Report Finds – IFLScience

The past few months have shown us just how devastating ocean plastics can be to marine life, causing many of us, including the Queen, to wage war on plastics such as straws, microbeads, and carrier bags. But lost and discarded fishing gear contributes too, with a whopping 640,000 tonnes (700,000 […]

Jack mackerel species targeted by fishing fleet off North Island – Stuff.co.nz
17 Dec
11:34

Jack mackerel species targeted by fishing fleet off North Island – Stuff.co.nz

Supplied Sealord’s factory fishing ship, Tokatu, is targeting jack mackerel off the Taranaki coast. Distant lights on the horizon at night out at sea off the Taranaki coast have caught the attention of residents. Deep water fishery consultant Richard Wells said the lights were a cluster of six New Zealand flagged ships, which will […]

In the Bahamas, Cat Island offers spectacular diving and solitude for miles – Longview News-Journal
16 Dec
10:05

In the Bahamas, Cat Island offers spectacular diving and solitude for miles – Longview News-Journal

Sometimes, a shift in perspective makes all the difference. I am 100 feet deep in a Bahamian sea, finning along a reef wall that plunges like a waterfall of color into the blue depths below. Jacks, parrotfish and dugongs glide through a jungle of corals and sponges — green, yellow, […]

‘The world’s most versatile waterproof backpack’ review – The Verge
16 Dec
8:35

‘The world’s most versatile waterproof backpack’ review – The Verge

Braving the elements with a lightly loaded Siletz.Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge The Siletz Modular Carry System from Tillak is pitched on Kickstarter as “the world’s most versatile waterproof backpack.” It’s a bag designed for anyone who needs to take their computing or camera gear into parts unknown, […]

The best fishing line you can buy – Business Insider
15 Dec
7:05

The best fishing line you can buy – Business Insider

Why you’ll love it: Monofilament is the cheapest and most user-friendly fishing line, and while Momoi isn’t the cheapest option, it’s among the most reliable. Monofilament (usually made from nylon) is by far the most popular fishing line on the market. It’s the most affordable, and it’s generally the easiest […]

Even corals deep down on the ocean floor can’t escape humanity’s impact – Massive
15 Dec
5:34

Even corals deep down on the ocean floor can’t escape humanity’s impact – Massive

When people think of coral reefs, they typically picture warm, clear waters with brightly colored corals and fishes. But other corals live in deep, dark, cold waters, often far from shore in remote locations. These varieties are just as ecologically important as their shallow water counterparts. They also are just […]

Huge previously-undetected coral reef off US East Coast – EarthSky
14 Dec
4:05

Huge previously-undetected coral reef off US East Coast – EarthSky

<!– googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘post_link_unit’); }); –> [embedded content]Scientists from the August 2018 Deep Search expedition discuss the significance of finding a huge, previously undetected deepwater coral reef off the U.S. East Coast. By Sandra Brooke, Florida State University When people think of coral reefs, they typically picture warm, clear waters […]

Improving the state of the ocean and ensuring a future for Europe’s fisheries – Open Access Government
14 Dec
2:35

Improving the state of the ocean and ensuring a future for Europe’s fisheries – Open Access Government

© Maxine Simmonds | Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries charts his priorities to improve the state of the ocean and ensuring a future for Europe’s fisheries When I was entrusted with the portfolio of fisheries and maritime affairs, improving the state of the ocean and […]