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# fish - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Marine life threatened by dropping oxygen levels in Earth's waters, conservation group says

The IUCN said around 700 sites had been identified globally with low oxygen levels.

# fish - Friday 30 August, 2019

Investigation launched after hundreds of fish found dead in Cork river

It’s understood they died due to “a significant algal bloom”.

# fish - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Some salmon returning to Irish rivers with signs of bleeding and skin ulceration

This has affected populations on both the east and west coast of Ireland.

# fish - Friday 4 January, 2019

How climate change could lead to 'enormous' losses for the global fishing industry

Not limiting the global rise in temperature by 1.5 degrees Celsius could have a huge impact.

# fish - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Leftover dead fish will be used to power cruise liners

The dead fish will be mixed with other organic waste to make a liquified biogas to be used instead of heavy fuel oil.

# fish - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Hundreds of dead fish wash up on beach in Donegal

The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority said the scale of the incident is unusual.

# fish - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Over 10,000 protected lamprey fish killed in suspected chemical poisoning

Inland Fisheries Ireland estimates that it will take several years for the species to recover.

# fish - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Public asked to keep an eye out for distressed fish during heatwave

Not everyone is enjoying the heat.

# fish - Friday 8 June, 2018

Gannets on Little Skellig are using plastic to build their nests

Use of plastic by the 70,000 or so gannets in the colony has “become obvious”.

# fish - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Concern after hundreds of fish die in The Lough in Cork

Around 450 of the 500-strong stock has died.

# fish - Saturday 14 April, 2018

The rush to sell Mexico's 'cocaine of the sea' (fish bladders) in China is pushing two species toward extinction

Totoaba swim bladders can sell for up to over €16,000 in China.

# fish - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Eel fishermen who went out of business after Irish ban may soon receive financial support

The government has opened up talks with the European Commission to set up a support programme.

# fish - Monday 19 February, 2018

Most deepwater fish have ingested microplastics, new Irish study finds

It’s one of the highest reported frequencies of microplastic occurrence in fish around the globe.

# fish - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Sex of Mexican fish species so loud it could deafen dolphins, according to scientists

A scientist said that “the collective chorus sounds like a crowd cheering at a stadium or perhaps a really loud beehive”.

# fish - Sunday 26 November, 2017

'The marine equivalent of fracking': Europe to legalise controversial pulse fishing

The European Parliament’s fishing committee allowed a motion to pass legalising the controversial technique.

# fish - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Climate change blamed for Portugal facing its worst drought in more than 20 years

The Pego do Altar reservoir is now almost empty of water.

# fish - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Scientists are using painkiller-addicted fish to develop new treatments for addicts

Researchers found the fish were willing to work harder and even enter risky conditions in order to get their fix.

# fish - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Transition year students are being taught a new skill - fishing

The scheme aims to teach children fly fishing with a view to introducing them to a lifelong hobby.

# fish - Friday 14 April, 2017

'She's a curious little thing': Meet the first tropical stingray to be born in Ireland

The Atlantic Cownose Ray is listed as a near threatened species and could face extinction in the future.

Trump's private country club cited for food safety violations

It costs $200,000 to join Mar-a-Lago and recent VIP guests have included the leaders of Japan and China.

# fish - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Heroin-like venom from tropical fish could lead to new pain relief

Experiments using lab mice found the rodents showed no sign of pain once injected with the fish venom.

# fish - Thursday 9 February, 2017

7 surprising benefits of eating fish you may not know about

Nothing fishy about these benefits. (Sorry.)

# fish - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge This fisherman tweets all of the horrific creatures he finds in the sea, and it's pure nightmare fuel Creatures Of The Deep

# fish - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Irish fishermen will be able to catch more fish next year (but less cod and pollock)

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed today announced the 2017 quotas for fishermen.

# fish - Monday 28 November, 2016

Ice rink using dead fish to attract visitors forced to shut down

“We wanted customers to experience the feeling of skating on the sea,” the theme park manager said.

# fish - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Over 700 fish found dead in tributary of River Lee after sewage spillage

It took around six hours to clean the river after the incident on Saturday morning.

# fish - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Warning to swimmers over venomous fish that lurks beneath the sand

The fish carries and excruciating sting. A particular warning is being issued for this weekend.

# fish - Thursday 9 June, 2016

This photo of a fish swimming inside a jellyfish is blowing everyone's mind

The unusual photo – in which the fish appears to be steering the jellyfish – has been viewed more than 2.4 million times online.

# fish - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Nearly €100k worth of cannabis found hidden in dried fish

The drugs came from Cotonou, Benin in West Africa.

# fish - Sunday 22 May, 2016

This Irish documentary about fishing and oil is making people angry

Risteard O Domhnaill was behind the documentary The Pipe. Now he has returned with an acclaimed documentary voiced by Brendan Gleeson.

# fish - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Wicklow's Sammy the Seal is going viral all over the world

Stealin’ fish, menacing fishmongers, all that jazz.

From The Daily Edge Wicklow's infamous Sammy the Seal is going viral all over the world Sammy The Seal

Wicklow's infamous Sammy the Seal is going viral all over the world

Stealin’ fish, menacing fishmongers, all that jazz.

# fish - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

# fish - Thursday 3 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge This makeup artist is sticking dead fish to her face Serving Fish

# fish - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Fancy a 'Frankenfish'? Introducing the first genetically modified animal you can eat...

The decision from the US FDA comes after almost two decades of efforts to win approval for the salmon.

# fish - Thursday 5 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This woman ordered a table from eBay, but got 40 bags of fish instead With The Fishes

This woman ordered a table from eBay, but got 40 bags of fish instead

Come for the fish, stay for the contagious laughter.

# fish - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Here's a snapshot of what a dietitian eats in a day

It’s not as complicated as you might think.

# fish - Friday 21 August, 2015

3,700 fish found dead in river after suspected chemical discharge

Inland Fisheries Ireland said it is following a definite line of enquiry but it will take years for the river to recover.

# fish - Monday 17 August, 2015

Investigation launched after 600 dead crayfish are found in Cavan

The impact of the likely cause could be “severe” and “irreversible”.

# fish - Friday 7 August, 2015

Terrifying but tiny - this whale-eating shrimp has been discovered in Irish waters

The shrimp was first discovered off the south-west coast.

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