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Fishermen off Rhode Island coast ( Jodi Hilton/Getty Images)

Rising Ocean Temperatures Benefiting New England Fishermen

Fish commonly found in warm ocean waters to the south have become more common in New England as ocean temperatures rise.

09/26/2013

Atlantic Sturgeon (Courtesy NOAA)

Atlantic Sturgeon Classified As Endangered Species

The Atlantic sturgeon, a prehistoric fish whose once bountiful populations were depleted by anglers seeking its coveted caviar, has been declared an endangered species by federal officials, a decision that could lead to moves to protect its habitats along the East Coast.

02/01/2012