Latest Amphibious fish Stories
When the threatened European eels cross the Atlantic Ocean to get to the Sargasso Sea to spawn, they swim in deep water.
A leaping, legless, land-loving fish called the Pacific leaping blenny isn’t just one of the odder creatures found on Earth – it’s also emblematic of life’s transition from life in water to life on land.
Researchers have found that the amphibious mangrove rivulus performs higher force jumps on land than some other fishes that end up on land.
Why did animals with limbs win the race to invade land over those with fins?
Research sometimes means looking for one thing and finding another. Such was the case when biology professor Alice Gibb witnessed a small amphibious fish, the mangrove rivulus, jump with apparent skill and purpose out of a small net and back into the water.
A new study shows how an amphibious fish stays alive for up to two months on land. It's all in the skin.
West African Lungfish thrive in fresh water in the West African countries of Senegal, Niger, Gambia, Volta and Chad basins, where the water temp ranges from 77 to 86 degrees. They also can be found in tributaries of the Chari River in Western Sudan. It is eel-like in looks with a long slender body containing 34 - 37 pairs of ribs. The body can be 9 - 15 times the length of its head with small eyes and a prominent snout. The pectoral fins (fins on each side closest to the head) are fringed...
- A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.