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Every Alaskan summer, more than 400 fishing boats and their relentless captains race into Cook Inlet seeking wild Alaskan salmon. In just a few short weeks, these intrepid fishermen must make their entire yearly wage while facing tremendous tides, 30-hour work days, mechanical breakdowns and unpredictable weather. Can they reel in a share of the $65 million dollars of salmon up for grabs?

14 Not-Fake Shark Pictures From a Real Nat Geo Photographer loading...
14 Not-Fake Shark Pictures From a Real Nat Geo Photographer
A phony photograph of a shark is the latest in a year of fake news. But these images are all real.
New Giant, Air-Breathing Fish Discovered loading...
New Giant, Air-Breathing Fish Discovered
Several other species of arapaimas are likely lurking in the Amazon, waiting to be identified.
800-Pound Groupers Making a Comeback—But Not Everyone's Happy loading...
800-Pound Groupers Making a Comeback—But Not Everyone's Happy
Some Florida fishermen say Atlantic goliath groupers are eating too many fish, but scientists argue the behemoths still need our protection.
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Tracking the Secret Lives of Ocean Predators
Cutting-edge technology used by marine biologist Barbara Block is leading to more knowledge about sharks and bluefin tuna.
Watch Sharks and Whales Swarm a Massive Fish Run loading...
Watch Sharks and Whales Swarm a Massive Fish Run
South Africa’s epic KwaZulu-Natal sardine run brings millions of fish near the coast, which in turn attract scores of hungry animals.
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Baiting, Behavior, and Big Sharks
Baiting sharks allows divers to see them in the wild, but does the practice have a long-term impact on shark behavior?
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This Popular Aquarium Fish Might Vanish From the Wild
Banggai cardinalfish are taken from the wild in large quantities to supply the aquarium trade, which has conservationists worried.

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