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The Challenge of Knowing What’s Really in the Osetra Tin
The New York Times
December 16, 2009

DNA 'Barcodes' Surface Fishy Imposters on Menus
Researchers Use Gene Segments to Settle Restaurant Mysteries, Check Stream Quality and Take Inventory of All Living Things
The Wall Street Journal
December 04, 2009

HK Markets Selling Endangered Shark Fins: US Study
Bangkok Post
December 01, 2009

Poached Hammerhead Fins Traced to Endangered Populations
Mapping populations with DNA comparisons offers possible tool for conservation
Science News
December 01, 2009

Why the hammerhead shark got its hammer
New Scientist
November 27, 2009

Int'l Task Force Developing Smart Mgt. Plans for Forage Fish, a Growing Target of Commercial Fishers
“Lenfest Forage Fish Task Force” working to ensure that forage fish populations continue to flourish; excessive removal can imperil marine food webs
October 12, 2009

Palau Creates World's First Shark Sanctuary
September 25, 2009

Scientists Shed New Light on Behavior of Shark “Tweens” and Teenagers
August 31, 2009

Scientists Shed New Light on Behavior of Shark
Study may prove useful in conservation efforts for overfished sharks
August 26, 2009

Lemon Shark Tweens and Teenagers Studied
August 24, 2009

All Eyes on Iceland
Collapsed economy puts acute pressure on sustainable fisheries
August 11, 2009

Saving Fish is Possible, Unless They’re Past the Tipping Point
July 30, 2009

The Death of Sharks
July 29, 2009

Lone Parents: Parthenogenesis in Sharks
July 27, 2009

Institute Shark Expert Takes Samples from Dead Shark on Long Island's Gilgo Beach
Dozens of amazed onlookers watch as flesh, spinal cord sampled from 26-foot shark
July 14, 2009

Shark Wise
A lifelong love of sharks, coupled with a razor-sharp mind for math, put Ellen Pikitch at the forefront of ocean fishery managment
June 01, 2009

Biologists Push to Save Sturgeon
April 20, 2009

Guardian of the Fish With the Golden Eggs
April 17, 2009

Fish Shrinkage Reversible, but Better Hurry
Study suggests fisheries managers need to consider evolutionary changes created by the selective harvesting of larger fish
March 04, 2009

Slow Recovery for Shrinking Fish
Researchers show for the first time that stunted fisheries can rebound with time
March 03, 2009

Institute Lauds Bahama Government's Decision to Save Bimini Mangroves from Golf Course Construction
Drs. Pikitch, Chapman have worked for years to save this critical shark nursery
January 23, 2009

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