Hawaii: Tropical Fish Collector Charged With Misdemeanor For Scuba ‘Terror’ Attack Off Kona coast
A West Hawaii fish collector has been charged with terroristic threatening, according to online court records. The Prosecuting Attorney’s Office filed the second-degree charge, which is a misdemeanor, against Jay Lovell on Monday. Lovell is accused of approaching Rene Umberger in waters off the Kona Coast in May “with... Read more
TPWD Game Warden Field Notes
The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Smoke Signals A game warden patrolling the Lakeside subdivision noticed a car parked at the end of a street. When he approached the vehicle, he saw the passenger smoking something. The driver sped off... Read more
Screams, panic caught on video as shark charges at swimmers near beach
NAVARRE BEACH, FL – A Florida beach cleared out – with the exception of a woman and lifeguard who tried to save her – when a shark was spotted heading straight toward swimmers on Tuesday afternoon. The panic of the 10-foot shark and people screaming from the pier was... Read more
Longear Sunfish Mysteriously Rediscovered in Iowa, First Sighting in 80 Years
Biologists in Iowa are perplexed after a collection of fish pulled from hatchery ponds on the Mississippi River last month included a longear sunfish —- a species that hadn’t been seen in Iowa for more than 80 years, according to The Republic. The man who made the initial discovery,... Read more
Hornady issues recall for single Lot of Critical Duty 9mm ammo
Hornady Mfg Company issued a recall of a single lot of its Critical Duty 9mm ammo on July 31 due to “light or no powder charges.” The company said its Hornady Critical Duty 9mm 135 grain +P ammunition with item number “90226″ and lot number “3141635″. Additionally, it shipped... Read more
California Beachgoers Capture Something on Camera That Scientists Haven’t Seen in About a Decade: ‘It’s a Little Out of Whack
California beachgoers turned to social media this week to post photos online depicting thousands of blue sea creatures washing ashore  — a phenomenon scientists say they haven’t seen in about a decade. According to experts, it’s likely the large colony of creatures, known as Velella velella, turned up on... Read more
Scientists Were Filming Deep-Sea Snailfish in a Feeding Frenzy When They Unexpectedly Caught a Different Creature on Camera for the First Time
If the recent story about the octopus that watched over her nest for four-and-a-half years taught us anything, it’s that there’s still much to learn about deep-sea dwelling creatures. Here’s yet another case. For the first time, scientists filmed an elusive amphipod that is like a shrimp but much... Read more
Calico lobster a hit in Hampton
HAMPTON — An extremely rare marine creature has been creating quite a buzz around Hampton Beach since a local fisherman pulled it from the mouth of Hampton Harbor last week. Josiah Beringer found a bright orange calico lobster with dark blue spots in one of his traps July 23... Read more