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
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.
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.
Fishing regulations, from the types of net to catch sizes, have had considerable impact on the arapaima’s population
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.
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.
Is flooded mall the world’s largest urban aquarium?
Thousands of fish swim among the escalators in this surreal flooded mall in Thailand.
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.
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.