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C+: Western Lake Erie receives mediocre score on new report card-
The findings were organized into color-coded interactive graphics for easy accessibility by the public.01
Sturgeon Stocking: COVID-19 puts pause on popular sturgeon release program-
The program, slated to stock 3,000 lake sturgeon in the Maumee River each autumn for the next two decades, will continue next year.
Dishwashing detergent killed hundreds of fish in Ohio river-
An investigation determined that someone dumped the detergent on the ground near a storm drain in Hartville.
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Offshore Decline: Great Lakes fish populations at risk from low nutrient levels-
Too many nutrients close to shore fuel algal blooms, but deeper waters have the opposite problem — fish aren’t getting enough to eat.
Michigan officials investigate fish kill on Escanaba River-
The die-off was reported Aug. 9 on the 52-mile-long river.
Number of fish types in Chicago waters up to nearly 60 from about 10-
Among species netted by district biologists were bluegill, catfish, largemouth bass and yellow perch.
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Multi-million dollar grant funds study of Great Lakes aquaculture-
The collaborative will study how much consumers would pay for local fish and emphasize buying local.
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Day in the Life: How are Shedd Aquarium’s animals coping in the absence of visitors?-
“All the animals notice the lack of the public,” said Eve Barrs, senior aquarist at Shedd.
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COVID-19 Connection: Pandemic provides an opportunity for fish and insects to bond-
Like many other aquariums and museums, the Belle Isle Conservancy is finding ways to engage with the public and keep its animals entertained.