Fish


150-Million-Year-Old Piranha is the Oldest Known Flesh-eating Fish

150-Million-Year-Old Piranha is the Oldest Known Flesh-eating Fish

The fish with piranha-like teeth lived in Jurassic period....

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Catch and Release Fishing Method Hampers Feeding in Fish

Catch and Release Fishing Method Hampers Feeding in Fish

While many fishermen who are amateurs and just pursuing fishing as a hobby take part in catch and release practices, such actio...

Oct 10 2018, 11:37am CDT

Colorful Neon Fish Species Discovered in Atlantic

Colorful Neon Fish Species Discovered in Atlantic

The vivid pink and yellow fish is the only of its kind ever found in the Atlantic Ocean....

Sep 26 2018, 8:53am CDT

Weird Fish Species Discovered in the Extreme Depths of Pacific Ocean

Weird Fish Species Discovered in the Extreme Depths of Pacific Ocean

The new snailfish species are extremely fragile and will melt rapidly if brought to the surface....

Sep 12 2018, 2:39pm CDT

New Species of Opah Fish Discovered in Hawaiian Fish Market

New Species of Opah Fish Discovered in Hawaiian Fish Market

Opahs are the mysterious warmblooded fish....

Jun 27 2018, 2:11am CDT

MIT Soft Robotic Fish will Help Explore Marine Life

MIT Soft Robotic Fish will Help Explore Marine Life

MIT's first robotic fish SoFi can swim alongside real fish in coral reefs and record their behavior...

Mar 24 2018, 12:12am CDT

Monster Fish Washed Up on Australian Beach

Monster Fish Washed Up on Australian Beach

The identity of the giant fish has not yet been determined...

Mar 10 2018, 2:15pm CST

10-Year Old Boy Discovers Ancient Fish Fossil

10-Year Old Boy Discovers Ancient Fish Fossil

The fish fossil was embedded in the flagstones of an old Colombian monastery...

Feb 2 2018, 2:09pm CST

Rare Fish with Hands Discovered off Tasmania Coast

Rare Fish with Hands Discovered off Tasmania Coast

Divers in Australia have discovered a new population of what is believed to be the world's rarest fish...

Jan 28 2018, 2:23pm CST

Researchers Discover Deepest Ever Fish in the Ocean

Researchers Discover Deepest Fish Ever in the Ocean

The deepest ocean fish thrives at depths of about 26,200 feet along the Mariana Trench...

Dec 2 2017, 12:04pm CST

Massive Two-Ton Fish Discovered by Researchers

Massive Two-Ton Fish Discovered by Researchers

The newly-discovered fish species belongs to ocean sunfish, the largest bony fish in the world...

Jul 28 2017, 12:01am CDT

Faceless Fish Discovered off Australian Waters

Faceless Fish Discovered off Australian Waters

Researchers believe that the same type of fish was caught during a scientific expedition in 1870s...

May 31 2017, 1:00pm CDT

Meet Biki: World’s First Bionic Underwater Fish Drone

Meet Biki: World’s First Bionic Underwater Fish Drone

Biki is the best gadget to win holiday selfie battle on Instagram...

May 30 2017, 5:47am CDT

First Cave Fish Discovered in Europe

Europe's First Cave Fish Discovered

The first ever cave fish in Europe has been discovered on a diving expedition and scientists are surprised to find it...

Apr 5 2017, 1:59am CDT

This Fanged Fish has Heroin-Like Venom

This Fanged Fish has Heroin-Like Venom That Prevents Pain

A small tropical fish happens to deliver a painless bite thanks to opioid venom in its fangs....

Mar 31 2017, 5:01am CDT

This Ancient Fish Evolved in China Prior to Age of Fish

This Ancient Fish Evolved in China Prior to Age of Fish

New research discovered an ancient fish species from the Kuanti Formation in southern China...

Mar 9 2017, 7:04am CST

Power of Eyes, Not Limbs, First Led Fish onto Land 385 Million Years Ago

Power of Eyes, Not Limbs, First Led Fish onto Land 385 Million Years Ago

Research suggests fish vision led it to land instead of limbs...

Mar 8 2017, 4:54am CST

Congo River Fish are Evolving due to Intense Rapids

Congo River Fish are Evolving due to Intense Rapids

In lower Congo, the genetic diversification is happening over extremely small scales, over distances as small as 1.5 kilometers...

Feb 20 2017, 5:41am CST

1 Million Penguins Drawn to Argentine Peninsula by Abundance of Fish

1 Million Penguins Drawn to Argentine Peninsula by Abundance of Fish

This is a record number in recent years for the world’s largest colony of Magellanic penguins...

Feb 20 2017, 12:22am CST

Granddad, World's Oldest Zoo Fish, Dies at Shedd Aquarium

World's Oldest Fish Granddad Dies at Shedd Aquarium

An Aussie lungfish nicknamed Granddad due to its extreme longevity died in its aquarium which is located in Chicago. It was the...

Feb 7 2017, 6:08am CST

This Invisible Robot can Grab and Release Fish

This Invisible Robot can Grab and Release Fish

A see-through gel bot was able to capture and set fish free in an aquarium setting. This proves the power of science to create...

Feb 2 2017, 8:51am CST

Fish Bowl 2017 Joins Puppy Bowl and Kitten Bowl again on Super Bowl Sunday

Fish Bowl 2017 Joins Puppy Bowl and Kitten Bowl again on Super Bowl Sunday

The Fish Bowl is back on Nat Geo WILD....

Jan 31 2017, 1:24pm CST

New Hawaiian Fish Species Named After Obama

New Hawaiian Fish Species Named After Obama

A colorful Hawaiian fish has been named after the outgoing POTUS Barack Obama....

Dec 22 2016, 7:42am CST

Fishbrain App Will Help FWC Detect Non-Native Freshwater Fish

Fishbrain App Will Help FWC Detect Non-Native Freshwater Fish

Today FWC, wildlife conservation commissions declared that any angler is able to help experts observe non-native fish in freshw...

Dec 21 2016, 6:43am CST

This Fish has Evolved to Survive Highly Toxic Levels of Pollution

This Fish has Evolved to Survive Highly Toxic Levels of Pollution

Research has found that Atlantic killifish has adapted to lethal levels of toxic pollution due to its genetic diversity....

Dec 11 2016, 12:42pm CST

5000 Fish Frozen in Japanese Ice Skating Rink Sparks Uproar

5000 Fish Frozen in Japanese Ice Skating Rink Sparks Uproar

Whole shoals of fish frozen in a Japanese skating rink caused a sense of outrage and horror among marine conservationists....

Nov 28 2016, 6:42am CST

High Ocean Temperatures Lead to Tropical Fish Causing Kelp Forests Destruction

High Ocean Temperatures Lead to Tropical Fish Causing Kelp Forests Destruction

There is the occurrence of high oceanic temperatures which lead to tropical fish causing kelp deforestation....

Nov 15 2016, 4:24am CST

Eating Fish may Ward off Allergies in Kids

Eating Fish may Ward off Allergies in Kids

Women who consume oily fish while pregnant or during breast-feeding may decrease the risk of their children developing food al...

Oct 31 2016, 9:01am CDT

Fatty Acids from Fish Beneficial to Prevent Alzheimer's

Fatty Acids from Fish Beneficial to Prevent Alzheimer's

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids from fish may help to remove metabolites, including amyloid-beta peptides which is one of t...

Oct 30 2016, 2:59am CDT

Human Jaws Evolved From This Ancient Armored Fish

Human Jaws Evolved From This Ancient Armored Fish

A fossil of a fish from China clearly seems to delineate the origins of jaws....

Oct 21 2016, 8:29am CDT

China Fish Fossil reveals where our Jaws come from

China Fish Fossil reveals where our Jaws come from

Paleontologists from China and Sweden revealed that our jaws can be traced back to these extinct armored prehistoric fish that...

Oct 21 2016, 6:19am CDT

3-D printed Fish Fossil may Reveal Origin of Human Teeth

3-D printed Fish Fossil may Reveal Origin of Human Teeth

Researchers have found three-dimensional prints of a 400 million year old fish fossil that can reveal the possible evolutionary...

Oct 2 2016, 3:59am CDT

Fish Oil Boosts Brain Functions and Mood

Fish Oil Boosts Brain Functions and Mood

Fish oil which contains Omega-3 fatty acids helps to boost brain functions and acts as an anti-inflammatory within the body --...

Sep 24 2016, 9:58am CDT

Singing Fish Mystery Solved

Singing Fish Mystery Solved

Moonlight sonata fish has been found that supposedly sings during the night time....

Sep 23 2016, 5:45am CDT

World’s Oldest Fish Hooks Found in Japan

World’s Oldest Fish Hooks Found in Japan

23,000-year-old fish hooks suggest that maritime technology was developed much earlier than previously thought...

Sep 20 2016, 10:07am CDT

New Fish Species Named After President Obama

New Fish Species Named After President Obama

Maroon and gold fish found in Papahānaumokuākea has been named after President Barack Obama...

Sep 3 2016, 2:03am CDT

Disappearing Trick of Fish can Fool Animals with Super Vision

Disappearing Trick of Fish can Fool Animals with Super Vision

The silvery skin of fish like herrings, sardines, mackerel and tuna act like mirrors, reflecting their watery surroundings to...

Aug 23 2016, 11:29am CDT

How Fish Fins Became Fingers

How Fish Fins Became Fingers

Researchers seem to have discovered the deep evolutionary link between fins and hands....

Aug 18 2016, 3:43am CDT

Fish Pee is Crucial to the Survival and Growth of Coral Reef

Fish Pee is Crucial to the Survival and Growth of Coral Reef

When fish urinate, they release several nutrients, which are crucial to the survival and growth of coral reefs....

Aug 17 2016, 3:41am CDT

Fish with Human Teeth Found in Michigan

Fish with Human Teeth Found in Michigan

Human-like teeth have been found in a fish in the state of Michigan. They present a strange sight indeed....

Aug 12 2016, 7:18am CDT