Night Fishing in Japan: Something’s Down There, and it’s Huge.

Japan maintains largest commercial fishing fleet in the world, and has invested heavily in technology. To pay for it all they have to bring in an awful lot of fish. Being a fisherman’s the same all over the world — brief spurts of frantic activity interspersed with long bouts of tedium. I realize fairly quickly […]

DNR Stocks Fish Ponds And Tanks In Preparation For MN State Fair

SHE WAS THEN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.>>>THE MINNESOTA STATE FAIR IS ONLY A DAY AWAY AND THE MINNESOTA DNR IS PREPARING ONE OF THE FAIR’S MOST POPULAR ATTRACTIONS, THEIR LIVE FISH EXHIBIT. ON WEDNESDAY STAFF FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES GATHERED AT THE EXHIBIT TO STOCK THE OUTDOOR FISH POND AND INDOOR FISH TANKS WITH […]

Watch These Cunning Snails Stab and Swallow Fish Whole | Deep Look

Big news. You can now support Deep Look on Patreon. More after the show. Cone snails are striking … in more ways than one. They lurk in the sand around coral reefs. And wait til you see what’s under the hood. That pretty veneer is hiding an impressive array of tools … and weapons. A […]

The Snail-Smashing, Fish-Spearing, Eye-Popping Mantis Shrimp | Deep Look

The mantis shrimp is a true heavy-hitter. Take this one. She’s about to devour this snail. But she’s gotta crack it open first. So, she carefully positions it… Then — BAM! — she punches it with the speed of a .22 caliber bullet. It’s the fastest attack in the animal kingdom. That’s one kind of […]

Fish and Aquaculture – America’s Heartland: Episode 914

America’s Heartland is made possible by… Farm Credit – Financing agriculture and rural America since 1916. Farm Credit is cooperatively owned by America’s farmers and ranchers. Learn more at farmcredit.com CropLife America – Representing the companies whose modern farming innovations help America’s farmers provide nutritious food for communities around the globe.  >>Hi, I’m Sarah Gardner. […]

Fishing Kittens See Water For the First Time

This is the first time they’ve seen water. It’s natural to be nervous, but these kittens are born water babies. It’s time to show them the real reason they’ve been brought here. Long whiskers detect vibrations from fish moving in the shallows helping to gauge the exact striking distance. Then it’s the kitten’s turn. For […]

Your Microbiome: The Invisible Creatures That Keep You Alive!

[SHOW OPENING MUSIC] This episode was sponsored by Audible. [OPENING SHOW MUSIC] Teleport every one of your cells into the next room, and you’d leave a strange shadow behind. A ghostly cloud of single-celled creatures that live on and inside your body. Your microbiome. Zoom in and we can see this cloud is made of […]

How Good For You is Fish Oil Really? | FRONTLINE

>>NARRATOR: The third most widely used supplement in America is fish oil. The Omega-3s contained in the oil are believed by many to be essential for good health.>>DHA Omega-3 in particular is extremely important.>>NARRATOR: It also helps prevent disease, according to the man who heads one of the largest fish oil trade associations.>>There’s certainly ample […]

Will You Still Eat Raw Fish After Watching This Video?

Hey smart people, Joe here. What do poke, sushi and sashimi, and all these dishes have in common? They’re delicious. They’re made with raw fish. And they could all give you parasites. Yep. The ocean is a parasite playground. That warning about raw or undercooked fish at the bottom of every menu? It’s there for […]

Rise of the Superbugs

[MUSIC] In his book “Microcosm” Carl Zimmer says… ow! There’s an old saying about death by a thousand papercuts. But what if it just took one? That’s silly, right? I mean, even if this DID get infected, we’ve got antibiotics to clean us up, it’s easy as aspirin. But that all might be about to […]