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22

Sep

8 largest freshwater fish in the world

18

Sep

A ‘fish cannon’ may sound ridiculous, but it could be the key to saving salmonDams that block salmon during their annual upstream migration have contributed to the species’ decline, but an innovative Washington company may have found a creative solution

A ‘fish cannon’ may sound ridiculous, but it could be the key to saving salmon
Dams that block salmon during their annual upstream migration have contributed to the species’ decline, but an innovative Washington company may have found a creative solution

28

Aug

Unusual fish that ‘walks’ holds clues to animal evolutionResearchers discovered that bichir raised on land took to walking with more grace than those bichir raised in water.

Unusual fish that ‘walks’ holds clues to animal evolution
Researchers discovered that bichir raised on land took to walking with more grace than those bichir raised in water.

18

Aug

The Terminators of the high seas: Lionfish’s ruthless killing alarms scientistsThe lionfish has proven a successful invasive species due to its venomous spikes, high rate of reproduction, and their willingness to eat everything in their path.

The Terminators of the high seas: Lionfish’s ruthless killing alarms scientists
The lionfish has proven a successful invasive species due to its venomous spikes, high rate of reproduction, and their willingness to eat everything in their path.

13

Aug

Amazon’s biggest fish faces threat of extinction

Fishing regulations, from the types of net to catch sizes, have had considerable impact on the arapaima’s population

Amazon’s biggest fish faces threat of extinction

Fishing regulations, from the types of net to catch sizes, have had considerable impact on the arapaima’s population

16

Jul

Red fish, blue light: How sea creatures change colorFishes’ light up abilities even extend to around their eyes with spots that could act as a miniature light source.

Red fish, blue light: How sea creatures change color
Fishes’ light up abilities even extend to around their eyes with spots that could act as a miniature light source.

11

Jul

Millions of anchovies swarm San Diego’s La Jolla coastAnchovies typically prefer cooler waters, so San Diego’s warm surf only adds to the mystery of why the fish came so close to the shore.

Millions of anchovies swarm San Diego’s La Jolla coast
Anchovies typically prefer cooler waters, so San Diego’s warm surf only adds to the mystery of why the fish came so close to the shore.

01

Jul

Is flooded mall the world’s largest urban aquarium?Thousands of fish swim among the escalators in this surreal flooded mall in Thailand.

Is flooded mall the world’s largest urban aquarium?
Thousands of fish swim among the escalators in this surreal flooded mall in Thailand.

21

Jun

Spiders dine on fish everywhere except AntarcticaA nursery web spider will wait along a water source for a fish to brush up against its legs, and then plunge into the water to inject a toxin into the fish.

Spiders dine on fish everywhere except Antarctica
A nursery web spider will wait along a water source for a fish to brush up against its legs, and then plunge into the water to inject a toxin into the fish.

12

Jun

Ancient jawless fish may be ancestor of nearly all living vertebratesThe fish was likely the size of a thumb with a flattened head and it likely lived at the bottom of the ocean.

Ancient jawless fish may be ancestor of nearly all living vertebrates
The fish was likely the size of a thumb with a flattened head and it likely lived at the bottom of the ocean.