Menhaden, also called mossbunker, and porgy belong to the herring family, the Clupeidae, along with shads, alewives, and gizzard shads
A haul of bunker brought into the Promised Land dock aboard the steamer Amagansett in the heyday of the menhaden fishery
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This 3,500-pound great white’s dorsal had been fitted with a small antenna capable of transmitting fascination as well as deep concern
The OCEARCH website has been tracking 150 sharks outfitted with satellite tags. Their migrations have both fascinated and inspired fear in those who visit the site.
The tilefish longliner Seacapture returned to Montauk with a trip of especially large fish. Capt. John Nolan Jr. brought one weighing over 40 pounds to the scales on Saturday. Russell Drumm
In the plant world, the nearest thing to a chicken or turtle egg is a nut
New York State reopened portions of Shinnecock Bay to shellfishing on Friday after a two-week closure.
That great white? She’s off Virginia this week
Is it safe to go in the water? The travels of more than 100 tagged sharks, including some captured off Montauk last year, are being tracked online at OCEARCH.org.
Awesome! The roar was deafening, the spray blinding
Neophyte fly casters practiced the basics during a clinic in Roscoe, N.Y., on Monday.
It was a perfect setting for the arrival of the New World warblers
The spring fog bisects the peninsula right down the middle, north and south
Surfcasters have been working the regular spots, including the short jetty in front of the old East Deck Motel in Montauk.
There are almost as many birds that moved up here from the south following World War II, as those that have been around for a couple hundred years or more
I spent a wonderful Sunday with Montauk’s Third House Nature Club and its three East Hampton High School senior interns
A local resident captured and released during a survey of Big Reed Pond in Montauk
Seining on Big Reed PondVictoria Bustamante