fish http://wrkf.org en Red Fish, Blue Fish: Where The Fish Flesh Rainbow Comes From http://wrkf.org/post/red-fish-blue-fish-where-fish-flesh-rainbow-comes From red to white to orange to blue, fish flesh can land almost anywhere on the color spectrum.<p>What's behind this huge variation? A lot of things — from genetics to bile pigments. And parsing the rainbow can tell us something about where a fish came from, its swimming routine and what it ate.<p><strong>Red yellowfin tuna</strong>: A classic of the sashimi counter, the yellowfin tuna is also the Michael Phelps of the fish world. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:37:00 +0000 editor 28132 at http://wrkf.org Red Fish, Blue Fish: Where The Fish Flesh Rainbow Comes From Sick Fish Suggest Lingering Impact of BP Spill http://wrkf.org/post/sick-fish-suggest-lingering-impact-bp-spill <p>I<span class="BodyCopy"><span class="BodyCopy">n November 2011, roughly a year and a half after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, commercial fisherman began catching red snapper with dark sores and lesions in the Gulf. </span></span><span class="BodyCopy"> </span></p><p class="BodyCopy"><span class="BodyCopy">A group of LSU scientists studying the impact of the disaster is still finding large numbers of sick fish -- snapper in particular -- throughout the area of the oil spill. </span></p><p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Tegan Wendland 2602 at http://wrkf.org Sick Fish Suggest Lingering Impact of BP Spill