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Posts tagged fish

January 4, 2012

 

Siamese fighting fish in a small bowl

Airhead Fish

Find out which fish will survive best in your little fishbowl!

November 3, 2011

 

orange fish swimming

Can Fish Hear?

Fish don't appear to have ears. So how do fish hear?

October 3, 2011

 

plastic fish in water

What Is The Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

Fish have been eating plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This has scientists concerned about long term effects on the environment.

September 29, 2011

 

Sign warning fishermen to not eat fish caught in area due to mercury contamination

Are Indiana’s Fish Contaminated By Mercury?

There are lots of good reasons to make fish a regular part of your diet. But rising mercury levels in aquatic ecosystems are worrying scientists.

June 16, 2011

 

yellow angelfish swimming on a blue background

Can Animals Count?

One... Two... Three. Humans can count but can animals?

March 3, 2011

 

chromosomes

How Chromosomes Vary Across The Animal Kingdom

In mammals, the sex of a baby is determined by the chromosomes it inherits from its parents. But, the combination an animal inherits can be quite different.

January 7, 2011

 

Fishing boat out on water

Do “Flying Fish” Actually Fly?

Wow, what was that? Could it have been a flying fish?

December 31, 2010

 

Christmas tree on the curb

What Should You Do With Your Old Christmas Tree?

Christmas is over but what should you do with your Christmas tree?

December 9, 2010

 

Goldfish swimming against a blue background

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Fish

Why do fish have fins? Does water temperature affect fish temperament? And why have scientists sent a robot to live with the fish?

December 3, 2010

 

two siamese fighting fish prepare to fight

Siamese Fighting Fish Are Keeping Score

Why are so many fish gathering to watch other fish fight?

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