In the wild, every advantage counts. For sea creatures, it’s between the ones blessed with super sight and those who can seamlessly blend in the surroundings. Who wins? New research reported in Science Daily has the score.
A majority of the popular Yellowstone River in Montana has been closed off after thousands of fish have been mysteriously killed in the area.
Evolution has come a long way throughout history. A breakthrough study reveals that human fingers may have evolved from fish fins as the two came from a common cellular origin.
Proving that the relationship between coral reefs and fish are much more complex and enduring, scientists have discovered that corals reefs are as much dependent on fish.
Animals can be cute, but sometimes, evolution plays around and spawns terrifying creatures that are what nightmares are made of. From the world-renowned piranha to the Pacu fish with human-like teeth, here are the top five scariest looking fish from the weird underwater world.
Red-bellied pacu (Piaractus brachypomus) is a popular aquarium fish imported from South America that has human-like teeth.
The deep sea is teeming with an endless array of strange and wonderful creatures, and scientists recently unearthed two distinct that light up the underworld with their glow-in-the-dark properties.
The prehistoric beast, alligator gar, will swim the rivers once more to eliminate the invasive asian carp.
Acid from burning carbon dioxide and fossil fuels, which enters oceans, has forced fish to change their body clock and pretend it's always night time in order to survive.
The large declines of salmon stocks were identified in North-Western Europe. For a long time, ecologists blamed water contamination and over-fishing that happened in and after the 19th century for the decrease of salmon in water bodies.
Expensive, illegally traded and endangered--this is the Asian arowana.
These fish, which are reportedly close ancestors of humans, can have athritis, too. What does it mean for us humans?
A strange-looking fish is popping beneath the sands of Virginia Beach. Officials have warned beachgoers about it.
The sword-like bill of the swordfish is not the only thing that makes this fish fascinating, as scientists discovered what makes it the speed champion in the sea.