News tagged with fish

A fish too deep for science

Drs. Carole Baldwin and Ross Robertson from the Smithsonian Institution discovered a new small goby fish that differs from its relatives not only in its size and colors, but also in the depth of its habitat (70-80 m) in the ...

dateJul 17, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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First invasive lionfish discovered in Brazil

A single fish caught with a hand spear off the Brazilian coast is making big waves across the entire southwestern Atlantic. In May 2014, a group of recreational divers spotted an adult lionfish—the voracious invader Pterois ...

dateApr 22, 2015 in Ecology
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Diving for data on fish populations

Famed explorer Jacques Cousteau was a pioneer in underwater diving technology, a founding figure of the modern conservation movement, and a man who inspired generations of marine scientists. Today, one of those scientists ...

dateApr 10, 2015 in Ecology
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Warming seas pose habitat risk for fishy favorites

Popular North Sea fish such as haddock, plaice and lemon sole could become less common on our menus because they will be constrained to preferred habitat as seas warm, according to a study published today in Nature Climate ...

dateApr 13, 2015 in Environment
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