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New research from the University of Waterloo has revealed that foreign species invading a new ecosystem use local landmarks as a beacon for mating, sort of like nature’s nightclub.
World renowned expert on fisheries and anchoveta to direct Oceana's campaigns in world's leading fishing country WASHINGTON, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceana is pleased to announce
A whopping 8-foot by 14-foot, 800-pound pregnant stingray caught in Thailand by Jeff Corwin last week might be the largest freshwater fish of all time.
Anova has been recognized for promoting and providing sustainable seafood Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 14, 2015 During the opening reception of the SeaWeb
VANCOUVER, March 13, 2015 /CNW/ - "Our fleet has staged to the grounds and will commence fishing operations when the season opens on March 14(th) at 12:00pm," says Lyle Pierce, master of the
In a redOrbit exclusive interview, Animal Planet filmmaker Chris Palmer discusses the reality of wildlife documentaries: They're often pretty fake.
"Seafood for All Seasons" Illustrates the Array of Alaska Seafood Available Year-Round Timed with the Opening of Alaska Halibut and Black Cod Harvests JUNEAU, Alaska and SEATTLE, March 12,
Calling on Sponsors to Back Innovative Race to Support Vital Shark Research ISLA MUJERES, Mexico, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned marine wildlife artist and conservationist
New product line captures vibe of lively food culture PORTSMOUTH, NH, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - High Liner
Two places that are bountiful sources of wonderfully terrifying creatures: Australia and the ocean. Combine the two, and there is seemingly no end to the array of eye-opening specimens. This time: It’s the goblin shark.
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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