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February 2, 2018

 

a small scale aquaponics set up

Aquaponics

Aquaponics is a type of farming that emphasizes the conservation of water.

December 15, 2017

 

packaged fish

Why Fish Smells More than Meat

The extent to which you hate the smell of fish is, in part, culturally determined.

October 17, 2017

 

a fangblenny

Venomous Fish

Venom in fishblennies is being studied as a potential new painkiller.

October 3, 2017

 

A cave in Mexico.

A Bend In The Skull

Mexican blind cavefish may have evolved to be asymmetrical.

August 10, 2017

 

A fish in a fish tank.

Evolving Fish Vision

Ancient fish that had evolved better eyesight may have hunted like crocodiles.

April 13, 2017

 

A  length-wise shot of a sand goby that is tan in color. Its mouth is wide open. The background is all black.

Single Fish Female Seeks Good Father

A male sand goby is less likely to eat the eggs containing his future offspring if a female goby is around.

February 16, 2017

 

A photograph of what appears to be a pond. Green-brown algae is on the edges. In the middle of the photograph and the pond, you can see below the water's surface. What you can see is seaweed. A few dark blue spaces.

A Fishy Gaze

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

December 15, 2016

 

An up close image of a baby manta ray.

A Fish That Might Know It Exists

Manta rays didn't react with social behavior when they saw themselves in mirrors.

November 30, 2016

 

A fish looking directly at the camera. The fish's eyes are bright blue.

That Fish Recognizes Your Face

It's not just humans, sheep, dogs, and horses that can recognize faces.

July 25, 2016

 

3 cleaner wrasse cleaning a potato cod

Cleaner Fish

For years, scientists have been trying to figure out the nature of the relationship between cleaner fish and their clients.

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