The record books say that the ocean sunfish is the heaviest bony fish alive, but in fact the specimen in question belongs to a different species
Strong currents in the Red Sea are sweeping huge masses of larvae-rich sea water from one reef to the next
Goldfish and crucian carp have evolved enzymes that turn carbohydrates into alcohol when no oxygen is available – helping the fish survive in ice-locked pools
After 25 years of development, the first genetically modified animal intended for human consumption has been sold on the open market in Canada
The metre-long fish, which live on tropical reefs, usually mate in pairs. An uptick in their numbers around Palau may explain why they have begun mass mating
The vaquita porpoise lives in the Gulf of California, Mexico, where illegal fishing with gill nets has slashed the population by a total of 90 per cent in the past five years
California just got $558 million in drought relief. Also, a potential death sentence for its endangered fishes. The post The Drought-Busting Bill Congress Just Passed Might Screw the Endangered Species Act appeared first on WIRED.
Inspired by the swimming style of real fish, the nanofish is 100 times smaller than a grain of sand, and could be used to carry drugs to specific sites in the body