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Waterfall-climbing fish performs evolutionary feat

Small Hawaiian goby fish species could provide big clues about adaptation and evolution The species of goby fish, Sicyopterus stimpsoni, also known as the "inching...
Stealh secrets of sharks revealed

Study finds white sharks can live 70 years and longer

Adult white sharks, also known as great whites, may live far longer than previously thought, according to a new study that used radiocarbon dating...

Electric fish may hold answers to better understanding of sensory abilities...

The weakly electric fish, so named because it generates a weak electric field, can do some very cool things. Using sensors located all over...

Human hand gestures began in fish brains

Talking with your hands may have begun with fish, according to research presented by Andrew Bass, Cornell professor of neurobiology and behavior, at the...

Treating oil spills with chemical dispersants: Is the cure worse than...

Treating oil spills at sea with chemical dispersants is detrimental to European sea bass. A new study, to be presented at the Society for...

Flipping fish amphibious mangrove rivulus adapts to life on land

Researchers have found that the amphibious mangrove rivulus performs higher force jumps on land than some other fishes that end up on land. This...

Diet study: More fish, less death

Older adults who have higher levels of blood omega-3 levels—fatty acids found almost exclusively in fatty fish and seafood—may be able to lower their...

Further confirmation that fish is good for your brain

A new study by UCLA researchers shows that a diet lacking in omega-3 fatty acids, which are commonly found in fish, may cause your...

New theory how fish became four-limbed creatures

A small fish crawling on stumpy limbs from a shrinking desert pond is an icon of can-do spirit, emblematic of a leading theory for...

UT researchers link algae to harmful estrogen-like compound in water

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, researchers have found that blue-green algae may be responsible for producing an estrogen-like compound in the environment which could disrupt the normal activity of reproductive hormones and adversely affect fish...

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