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N.Y. (AP) A porpoise named Noodle is about to be released off Long Island six months after he stranded himself off Maine. The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation will oversee Noodle's release on Saturday. A police boat will
Different seal, different net. (Getty Images) Wondering whatever happened to those two bottleneck dolphins that were doing laps in the East River earlier this month?...Strangely, there seems to be no updates past the intial spottings, and though no
Mass. (AP) Fishermen say they're being diligent about avoiding harbor porpoises after they were given a reprieve from a scheduled shutdown of key fishing grounds. The shutdown was scheduled for October and November in the Gulf of Maine after too many
Three months into his tenure as the Northeast regional administrator of the National Marine Fisheries Service, former New Bedford mayor John K. Bullard is being called a heartless porpoise killer and a pushover, or worse, for the fishing industry...
The Northeast's top federal fisheries manager announced Wednesday that he'll delay a planned shutdown of a key fishing area after fishermen warned the closure, intended to protect harbor porpoises, would devastate a segment of their industry. John
F ederal regulators have rejected a fishing industry request to change plans to close a key fishing area off New England to protect harbor porpoises. The Northeast Seafood Coalition, a fishing industry group, asked the National Marine Fisheries
He would have been much better to spend his money changing to fishing gear that doesn't catch dolphins Prof Dawson said...Research shows that pingers, which emit sounds intended to warn dolphins about nets, don't work for Hector's dolphins. Some
They're still trying to fatten him up, but Theo the rescued porpoise is beginning to make a recovery after being found beached on Vancouver Island earlier in the week. Passersby found the stranded four-year-old porpoise beached against rocks on First
A harbour porpoise found near death in Horseshoe Bay last September will be calling the Vancouver Aquarium home. Jack, a five-week-old porpoise, was found stranded on the beach Sept. 16 and was rescued by the aquarium's Marine Mammal Rescue Centre.
Federal fisheries regulators are restricting fishing in some waters near shore this fall to protect harbor porpoises in the Gulf of Maine. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries said today that gillnet fishing will be banned in