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LAS VEGAS, Jan.
It sounds shocking, but the Tennessee Aquarium's Electric Eel uses his unique abilities to trigger his own Tweets.
Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder and radio show host Sharon Kleyne interviews aquaponics pioneer Charles Schultz on fresh water recycling and self contained food production systems.
Antarctica: Frozen land of mystery. What's actually going on down there?
Today, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission released the 2014 Atlantic Menhaden Stock Assessment, vetting the health of the Atlantic menhaden stock.
A distinctive 200-million-year-old fish used a combination of jutting front teeth and pebble-shaped rear teeth to feed on bivalves and other hard-shelled creatures it could find from the sea floor, according to new research from the University of Bristol.
Newport Aquarium announced Wednesday an exhilarating 2015 lineup of coming attractions, featuring Shark Bridge, the only suspension bridge in North America where guests can walk just inches above
In dark or murky waters, fish are still able to navigate their environment thanks to a network of body sensors that detect changes in the water flow around them.
A two-faced fish more than 400 million years old is likely the last common ancestor of all jawed vertebrates--including us--and provides additional evidence that sharks are not primitive creatures, as had long been assumed.
Today, the American Eel Sustainability Association, an industry leader in the science and management of American eel, published their response to a misleading stock status designation about the
Balistidae is a family that contains about forty species of triggerfish that can be found in tropical and subtropical waters around the world, although the greatest variety of species can be found in the Indo- Pacific region. Most triggerfish species can be found in shallow water in coastal areas, especially near coral reefs, although some can be found living in the open ocean. While some species are edible, like the grey triggerfish others are not recommended for human consumption, including...
The striped Raphael catfish (Platydoras armatulus), also known as the talking catfish or the chocolate catfish, is a species of catfish that can be found in many areas of South America, including the Amazon, the Orinoco, and the Tocantins and it has been introduced into the United States of America. This species burrows into the soft sand in river bottoms, feeding on crustaceans, mollusks, and organic fragments. The striped Raphael catfish holds small, curved spines that extend across its...
The European Seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) is a primarily ocean-going fish that occasionally enters brackish and fresh waters. It can also be known as the sea dace. As it is highly regarded as a table fish, it is often marketed as Mediterranean Seabass, bronzini or branzini. There has been some ferocious debate in Britain within the recent years as to the origin of the word “seabass”. The traditional word was “bass” but that has changed with the recent popularity of cooking...
Antennariidae is a family that holds forty-eight species of frogfish, which are actually a type of anglerfish that reside in the tropical and sub-tropical waters of the Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Pacific Ocean, and Atlantic Ocean. Most frogfish species can be found along the ocean floor near coral or rock reefs, although the Brackishwater Frogfish can be found in both salt and fresh water and the Sargassumfish can travel as far as Norway on the drifting sargassum on which it resides. Some of the...
Anostomidae is a family that holds over 140 species of ray-finned fish that reside in freshwater habitats from northern South America to Central Argentina. The scientific name of this family means mouth on top and it is thought to be most closely related to the toothless characins, the Chilodontidae headstanders, and the flannel-mouthed characins. Although this family is currently monotypic, some experts suggest that there is enough evidence to classify some of the genera within it, including...
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