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15

Apr

Jamaica beats back lionfish with knife and forkIf you can’t beat them, eat them; Jamaica happily reports large drop in sightings of this invasive species.

Jamaica beats back lionfish with knife and fork
If you can’t beat them, eat them; Jamaica happily reports large drop in sightings of this invasive species.

07

Apr

How does an eyeless fish see? With its mouthResearchers think the fish use the suction sent off by its mouth produces a signal similar to echolocation in locating objects in the water.

How does an eyeless fish see? With its mouth
Researchers think the fish use the suction sent off by its mouth produces a signal similar to echolocation in locating objects in the water.

20

Mar

Marlin shuts down oil productionThe fish punctured a hose connected to a BP oil tanker, resulting in an estimated $100 million loss.

Marlin shuts down oil production
The fish punctured a hose connected to a BP oil tanker, resulting in an estimated $100 million loss.

15

Mar

Soft robotic fish makes a big splashThe growing field of soft robotics holds promise for devices that can maneuver around a space without damaging the surrounding environment.

Soft robotic fish makes a big splash
The growing field of soft robotics holds promise for devices that can maneuver around a space without damaging the surrounding environment.

07

Feb

Salmon find their homes using magnetic fields, innate internal mapScientists are working to determine just how precise the Chinook salmon’s personal GPS actually is when it comes to returning to ancestral feeding grounds.

Salmon find their homes using magnetic fields, innate internal map
Scientists are working to determine just how precise the Chinook salmon’s personal GPS actually is when it comes to returning to ancestral feeding grounds.

05

Feb

U.S. endangered species list finally saves a fishThe Oregon chub, a rare American minnow, would be the first U.S. fish to lose its federal endangered-species status because it’s no longer at risk of extinction.

U.S. endangered species list finally saves a fish
The Oregon chub, a rare American minnow, would be the first U.S. fish to lose its federal endangered-species status because it’s no longer at risk of extinction.

03

Feb

Mating fish keep British town up all nightMale midshipman fish make a resonating hum to attract females, and the nocturnal animals can hum all night long.

Mating fish keep British town up all night
Male midshipman fish make a resonating hum to attract females, and the nocturnal animals can hum all night long.

22

Jan

karenhurley:

 “Is it what you expect to find in the sea? Neither do the fishes.”
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15

Jan

Is there tilapia in your yogurt?Vegetarians, something fishy might be going on with your yogurt.

Is there tilapia in your yogurt?
Vegetarians, something fishy might be going on with your yogurt.

14

Jan

Squid vs. owlfish: Epic battle caught on videoBetween its tight grip and the dangerous beak, the owlfish was no match for the tenacious squid.
Watch the video.

Squid vs. owlfish: Epic battle caught on video
Between its tight grip and the dangerous beak, the owlfish was no match for the tenacious squid.

Watch the video.