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Catch a Fish in Paris. Post on Social Media. Release.

Catch a Fish in Paris. Post on Social Media. Release.

Catch a Fish in Paris. Post on Social Media. Release. Catch a Fish in Paris. Post on Social Media. Release. PARIS — On a recent wintry afternoon along the Seine, a Parisian teenager took a fishing rod out of a narrow holster, stuck a glittery rubber fish on a hook and cast his line into the water. The fisherman, Eliot …

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Snail, Fish and Sheep Soup, Anyone? Savory New Finds at Pompeii

Snail, Fish and Sheep Soup, Anyone? Savory New Finds at Pompeii

Snail, Fish and Sheep Soup, Anyone? Savory New Finds at Pompeii Snail, Fish and Sheep Soup, Anyone? Savory New Finds at Pompeii ROME — Wine turned white with crushed fava beans. A soupy concoction of snails, sheep and fish. If these don’t sound particularly appetizing today, they appear to have been all the rage in ancient Pompeii, as evidenced by …

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Watch Octopuses Punch Fish Like Eight-Armed Bullies of the Sea

Watch Octopuses Punch Fish Like Eight-Armed Bullies of the Sea

Watch Octopuses Punch Fish Like Eight-Armed Bullies of the Sea Watch Octopuses Punch Fish Like Eight-Armed Bullies of the Sea The first time Eduardo Sampaio saw an octopus wind up and punch a fish, “I burst out laughing,” he said. That was a problem because he was scuba diving in the Red Sea and nearly choked on his diving regulator. …

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5 Black Women Who Are Catching Fish and Stares

5 Black Women Who Are Catching Fish and Stares

5 Black Women Who Are Catching Fish and Stares 5 Black Women Who Are Catching Fish and Stares ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — The shooting stars that illuminated the dark sky on the journey to deeper waters had given way to a crisp morning when Gia Peebles felt her fishing rod tense. She gritted her teeth. Her adrenaline surged. She braced …

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People With This Mutation Can’t Smell Stinky Fish

People With This Mutation Can’t Smell Stinky Fish

People With This Mutation Can’t Smell Stinky Fish People With This Mutation Can’t Smell Stinky Fish Most people carry an intact version of TAAR5, and easily recognize the fishy fragrance as mildly repulsive — an ability that might have evolved to help our ancestors avoid spoiled food. But a small number of the Icelanders in the study carried at least …

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Why Some Tropical Fish Are Gettin’ Squiggly With It

Why Some Tropical Fish Are Gettin’ Squiggly With It

Why Some Tropical Fish Are Gettin’ Squiggly With It Why Some Tropical Fish Are Gettin’ Squiggly With It When American painter Bob Ross said, “There are no mistakes, only happy accidents,” he was ostensibly referring to paint on a canvas. But Mr. Ross’s mantra is just as true for fish from coral reefs, where the eggs of one species of …

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‘The Fish Rots From the Head’: How a Salmon Crisis Stoked Russian Protests

‘The Fish Rots From the Head’: How a Salmon Crisis Stoked Russian Protests

‘The Fish Rots From the Head’: How a Salmon Crisis Stoked Russian Protests ‘The Fish Rots From the Head’: How a Salmon Crisis Stoked Russian Protests OZERPAKH, Russia — A row of stakes hundreds of feet long pokes out of the endless estuary of the Amur River on Russia’s Pacific coast, resembling the naked spine of a giant fish. It …

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Defying U.N. Ban, Chinese Ships Pay North Korea to Fish in Its Waters

Defying U.N. Ban, Chinese Ships Pay North Korea to Fish in Its Waters

Defying U.N. Ban, Chinese Ships Pay North Korea to Fish in Its Waters Defying U.N. Ban, Chinese Ships Pay North Korea to Fish in Its Waters SEOUL, South Korea — When the United Nations imposed its toughest sanctions yet on North Korea in 2017, one of the main targets was squid. It was one of the country’s top exports, and …

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Scientists Accidentally Bred the Fish Version of a Liger

Scientists Accidentally Bred the Fish Version of a Liger

Scientists Accidentally Bred the Fish Version of a Liger Scientists Accidentally Bred the Fish Version of a Liger At first glance, American paddlefish and Russian sturgeon seem about as different as two fish can be. The Russian sturgeon, whose eggs are used to make top-shelf caviar, is a carnivore that hoovers crustaceans and smaller fish off the floor of rivers, …

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How Ultra-Black Fish Disappear in the Deepest Seas

How Ultra-Black Fish Disappear in the Deepest Seas

How Ultra-Black Fish Disappear in the Deepest Seas How Ultra-Black Fish Disappear in the Deepest Seas Alexander Davis admits that he can be a glutton for punishment. He staked part of his Ph.D. on finding some of the world’s best-camouflaged fishes in the ocean’s deepest depths. These animals are so keen on not being found that they’ve evolved the ability …

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