Gannet Chick (image) University of Exeter Caption An adult gannet is shown with its chick. The researchers also discovered that individual gannets can adjust their behavior depending on whether the vessel is actively fishing or not, and also based on the type of fishing gear carried. Credit Alyn Walsh Usage Restrictions Must credit Alyn Walsh Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.