Andrew Darby The world's first continent-wide survey of reef sea life has found big fish gone around much of the Australian coastline.
Nicole Hasham Fish species such as the much-loved blue groper will be at risk if the O'Farrell government permanently allows recreational fishing in sensitive marine areas, a former government scientist has warned.
Andrew Darby Australian fishers are edging closer to sustainability, but a handful of wild stocks are still being damaged, according to a federal government report.
John Thistleton Hundreds of bait fish have washed ashore mysteriously on the main beach at South Durras.
It's not your everyday catch.
The two-year ban imposed this week on the freshly renamed super trawler Abel Tasman had been brewing for months.
It was wrong to allow the director of a super trawler operator to participate in fishing quota deliberations despite a declared conflict of interest, the Commonwealth ombudsman says.
Andrew Darby A ONCE-PRIZED table fish is being considered for the threatened species list, in a further challenge to fisheries managers.
Fish are likely to get smaller on average by 2050 because global warming will cut the amount of oxygen in the oceans in a shift that may also mean dwindling catches, according to a study on Sunday.
Damian Carrington and Adam Morton Global warming is likely to shrink the size of fish by as much as a quarter in coming decades, according to a groundbreaking study.
Julie Power EVEN as a kid taking a dip in a friend's swimming pool, Derek Spielman would think about how it would be much better if it was full of turtles.
Marika Dobbin Giant friendly fish that can live for 70 years but were almost wiped out of Victorian waters have established a school in East Gippsland.
AS FISH get smaller under man's environmental impact they will become more prone to predators and a crucial food source will become more endangered than thought obvious, warn scientists.
A marine heatwave off Western Australia that killed fish and bleached coral was driven by unusual features in a warm ocean current, new research shows.
Nicole Hasham The state government is refusing to seek federal approval for a controversial fish farm proposal off the mid-north coast, despite fears it will affect threatened sharks.
Ben Cubby SYNTHETIC chemicals being released into rivers and bays around the coast could be forcing fish to become more feminine, researchers say.
Commercial fishers will have to record their catches electronically under legislation to be introduced in federal parliament in the coming weeks.
Michael Lallo ANTI-VIOLENCE campaigners have criticised an animal rights advertisement that equates eating fish to the suffering of sexual assault and domestic abuse victims.
Georgia Wilkins A 10-metre long whale shark has been pulled from the water off Karachi, Pakistan, with plans to put the giant on display.
Qasim Khan has waged the unlikeliest of battles with Pakistani authorities over the right to charge hundreds of curious visitors 20 rupees (18.