News tagged with fish

Fish fins can sense touch

The human fingertip is a finely tuned sensory machine, and even slight touches convey a great deal of information about our physical environment. It turns out, some fish use their pectoral fins in pretty much the same way. ...

dateFeb 10, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Study finds fish larvae are better off in groups

A recent study provides new evidence that larvae swim faster, straighter and more consistently in a common direction when together in a group. The research led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School ...

dateFeb 11, 2016 in Ecology
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Asian gudgeon bring new terror to rivers

Small in size but significant in terms of the ecological and economic damage they cause, Asian gudgeon are invading a great number of water courses across the world, particularly in Europe. These fish carry a half-animal/half-fungal ...

dateFeb 09, 2016 in Ecology
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