October 27, 2006

10/27 - Slime Eels:  NOAA's hagfish concerns come to life

Back on 8/2 we noted that NOAA was worried that the disgustingly slimy hagfish might actually run the risk of being over-fished.  We thought they might almost be joking, but now here's an article about Canadian fishermen hoping to offset the declining snow crab fishery with the slippery jawless ones.

Posted by Randy Olson at October 27, 2006 12:29 AM