Ask the Aquarium — “How can I get a job at an aquarium or zoo?”

The first thing to do when you’re hoping to work at a zoo or aquarium is to figure out what you want to do, what you’re passionate about. Just because working with animals isn’t your thing doesn’t mean that you can’t be part of a zoo or aquarium and part of the special job that […]

Ask the Aquarium — “What do you feed the sharks?”

We try to give our sharks a good variety of food so that they have choices in what they eat. This is our Sand Tiger food. This is a Blue Runner. And then this is a Bluefish. And then, for the Sandbars, this is a Little Tunny. And then this is a Pacific Mackerel. The […]

What Is Illegal Fishing? | A Cartoon Crash Course

Illegal fishing. Maybe you’ve done this before on a small scale. But large-scale illegal fishing refers to criminals using massive vessels to steal tons of fish from the ocean. This can include exceeding a quota, fishing without a license, forging or doctoring licenses, using banned gear, or breaking any number of other fisheries laws. Worldwide, […]

Prussian Carp In Alberta, Canada: The truth about this invasive fish species.

Building Fish Structure, Hands-On Habitat – Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

– NARRATOR: On a spring afternoon, Kody Corrinand Calvin Lamont are out to do some fishing.– CALVIN: What color do you need? – KODY: Watermelon red. – CALVIN: I may switch up here in a second.– NARRATOR: Serious anglers, like Calvin and Kody,work every angle to hook a nice fish.– KODY: I got one. – […]

Strip Spawning Southern Appalachian Brook Trout

We are spawning the Southern Appalachian Brook Trout at the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute. These brood stock were collected from Left Prong Hampton Creek, which is in the Cherokee National Forest in Northeastern Tennessee. It’s a fairly involved process. The first thing that we do is catch the fish and put them in a solution […]

Catfish with Crabmeat

Of all the species Missourians go fishing for, catfish ranks high on the list. Since it’s found in urban lakes as well as country fishing holes, catfish may well be tops among Missouri anglers. And although it’s wonderful fried, today we’re going to dress catfish up for a special occasion…with a simple yet elegant recipe. […]

Project White Shark — Shark Fin-gerprints

Sal: There! There! There! Fin! Fin! Fin! Sal: Nice! ID? You got the ID? Scot: Yeah Sal: Each shark fin is like a fingerprint. It has a unique series of notches and ridges along the trailing edge that allows us to distinguish one shark from the other. Scot: They’re a visual predator. When they actually […]

How sharks affect us all | Ocean Ramsey | TEDxKlagenfurt

Translator: Federica Rubattu Reviewer: Younes Amraoui What if we were to redefine the relationship we have with sharks, to one based on scientific fact, reality, and logic, rather than the current one, based off of limited and biased information? I want to talk about how changing the way we perceive sharks and interact with them […]

Shark Bay 🦈 Shark ark 🚢

While other areas grapple with keeping sharks away one man in Shark Bay on WA’s western-most coast, wants to create a shark haven. Leon Deschamps dreams of Shark Bay becoming a ‘shark ark’, where shark fishing is banned, and shark tourism is embraced. So one of the big things, I think that people need to […]