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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.

14

May

Toothy ‘alien’ catfish baffles scientistsThe fish normally resides in underground bodies of water, but it can occasionally be found in springs, wells and flooded rice paddies.

Toothy ‘alien’ catfish baffles scientists
The fish normally resides in underground bodies of water, but it can occasionally be found in springs, wells and flooded rice paddies.

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.