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November 1, 2018


Dusky Dottyback Fish Go Undercover 

Meet The Dusty Dottyback. It looks cute, but its ability to change its appearance makes it a fierce aquatic predator.

September 20, 2018


How Did Saltwater Steelhead Trout Evolve To Live In Freshwater?

Within the last century, saltwater steelhead trout evolved to live in freshwater.

March 7, 2018


A Betta Splendens (also known as a "Siamese Fighting Fish")

Can Fish Be Depressed?

Scientists are studying the intelligence and emotional lives of freshwater fish.

February 2, 2018


From the source: "Plants growing in closed aquaponics system located near AgriLife Extension office in Madisonville. Used water provides nutrients for plant material. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo)"


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

December 15, 2017



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 Townsend's fangblemmy (Plagiotremus townsendi). These fangblemmies aren't venomous, but do mimic the appearances of their venomous relatives to trick potential predators.

Venomous Fish

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

October 3, 2017


A picture of Cenotes X'kekén y Samula.

A Bend In The Skull

Mexican blind cavefish may have evolved to be asymmetrical.

August 10, 2017


Being able to see in air and water may have helped fish to evolve.

Evolving Fish Vision

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

April 13, 2017


A sand goby.

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


How can Green Sunfish see so well in murky depths?

A Fishy Gaze

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

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