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Brexit Leaves French Fishermen On The Hook

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Aboard the fishing vessel Marathon, Nicholas Cooke (left) and Nathan Cultee unload 16 farm-raised Atlantic salmon into a container in Bellingham, Wash. Megan Farmer/KUOW hide caption

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Salmon Fisher: Spill Is Dangerous And 'We Shouldn't Have To Deal With It'

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Aboard the fishing vessel Marathon, Nicholas Cooke (left) and Nathan Cultee unload 16 farm-raised Atlantic salmon into a container on Tuesday in Bellingham, Wash. Megan Farmer /KUOW hide caption

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Deckhand Patrick Gallager tosses the day's catch to the dock from the Fairwater Two charter boat. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Who Gets To Fish For Red Snapper In The Gulf? It's All Politics

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Blue North is a new fishing vessel designed to catch Pacific cod using a Seafood Watch granted catch method. It also utilizes a stun table to render fish unconscious before processing. Courtesy of Blue North hide caption

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A fisherman in the Gulf of Mexico. Catch share programs allot fishermen a portion of the catch in advance, in hopes of keeping them from racing each other to sea, sometimes in risky weather. These programs are controversial. They also work, a new study finds. Courtesy of John Rae hide caption

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Eddie Salmeron of the California Ghetto Carping club holds the 50-pound carp he caught in Los Angeles' MacArthur Park. Eddie Salmeron hide caption

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Fishermen Catch 50-Pound Carp In The Middle Of Los Angeles

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This shark may look menacing, but sautee it and drizzle some lemon caper sauce on top, and this dogfish becomes doggone delicious. Ben de la Cruz/NPR hide caption

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Would You Eat This Fish? A Shark Called Dogfish Makes A Tasty Taco

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Boats sit on the beach at Bahia Almirantazgo in Antarctica. An agreement was reached on Friday to create the world's largest marine protected area in the ocean next to the frozen continent. Natacha Pisarenko/AP hide caption

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Micro-fish caught by Ben Cantrell: (top row) bleeding shiner, knobfin sculpin, (bottom row) plateau darter and bantam sunfish. Courtesy of Ben Cantrell hide caption

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Little Fish Tales: Micro Fishers Focus On The Species, Not Size

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The underwater construction skills of the caddis fly larva have caught the interest of bioengineers. The larva tapes and glues pebbles together to form a sturdy protective case. Josh Cassidy/KQED hide caption

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Peruvian anchoveta being processed at a fish meal factory in Lima in 2009. The small forage species has been heavily fished. Ernesto Benavides/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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