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2015-01-12 23:02:40

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

2015-01-12 12:23:05

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- There are few experiences that rival the beautiful simplicity of a day of fishing.

mermaid
2015-01-09 12:24:55

Yes, we mean you, "Eaten Alive", "Mermaids: The Body Found", and "Megalodon: The Monster Shark Lives." Shark Week, you're cool.

2015-01-08 23:01:36

The Doelle-Lahey recommendations are relevant to all jurisdictions with salmon farming operations. Halifax, NS (PRWEB) January 08, 2015 Dozens of community

goldfish
2015-01-03 13:07:47

It may quite literally drink like a fish, but one goldfish failed to loosen up until it was treated by a vet for constipation.

spotted gar
2014-12-23 10:21:20

While the fossil record has found that wrists and fingers have an aquatic origin, previous attempts to link fingers and fins have proven unsuccessful. Now, though, a team led by University of Chicago researchers has discovered the reason why: scientists were studying the wrong fish.

Dolly Varden trout
2014-12-21 13:31:23

Dolly Varden trout have adjusted their migratory patterns in order to have continued access to a preferred source of food (salmon eggs), in spite of the fact that climate changes have altered the timing of salmon spawning.

Greenland shark
2014-12-19 10:52:31

A National Geographic researcher is startled to see a Greenland shark where none has ever been seen before: off Russia's Franz Josef Land. An underwater camera captured images of the shark, a species scientists know very little about.

2014-12-18 23:02:19

The Government of Canada has announced that it will set up an advisory committee made up of members from the four Atlantic Provinces, Quebec and First Nations to address the serious decline in

2014-12-16 23:01:26

“In With the Sharks” Offers a Free Resource for All Shark Tank TV Program Information Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 16, 2014 Missing Shark Tank already?


Latest fish Reference Libraries

Triggerfish, Balistidae
2014-10-01 11:08:37

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...

Striped Raphael Catfish, Platydoras armatulus
2014-09-12 09:39:00

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...

European Seabass, Dicentrarchus labrax
2014-08-06 11:52:06

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...

Frogfish, Antennariidae
2014-08-06 11:08:26

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...

Ray-finned Fish, Anostomidae
2014-08-06 10:45:25

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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