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Posts tagged fish

October 25, 2010

 

Spiders, Worms and ‘Dracula’ Fish!

OH MY! The top 10 new species list for 2009 is filled with spooky and bizarre creatures!

October 20, 2010

 

Parrot fish making a "kissy face"

Fish That Change Sex?

Did you know that there are fish out there that can change sex?

September 21, 2010

 

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10 Awesome Things To Know About Your Pet

Why does my pet do that? A Moment of Science gathers some of our favorite pet-related podcasts.

August 28, 2010

 

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Undercover Robofish Studies Fish Behavior

This underwater, undercover operation can only be done by one special fish.

August 2, 2010

 

A bowl of vanilla and strawberry ice cream

Glycoproteins, Xylomannan, And Bug Protein In Your Ice Cream

Did you know that scientists are studying how bugs survive in harsh, frozen environments to learn how to keep our ice cream cold?

June 24, 2010

 

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From Fins To Feet

Scientists are connecting the dots in the evolutionary journey from sea to soil.

May 5, 2010

 

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Fish Personalities: Why Water Temperature Matters

Sometimes we feel angry and upset in hot weather. Did you know that fish act differently when their water is hotter or cooler?

January 30, 2009

 

Surfacing humpback whale

How Whales Fish

The humpback whale uses a special strategy to hunt fishy prey. Almost like human fishermen the whales use a fisher net built of air bubbles instead of rope.

December 22, 2008

 

Minnows swimming at river bottom

For Minnows, A Suicidal Survival Strategy

If a minnow's skin is damaged by an attacking pike, it releases a chemical that attracts more pike. Why would a minnow want to attract more trouble?

December 17, 2008

 

Green sunfish lying in grass

A Fishy Gaze

Green sunfish can see quite well in water that is thick and murky. How?

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