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Friday, January 28, 2022



Meet Methuselah, the oldest living aquarium fish

January 26, 2022 3:34 pm

The Australian lungfish is now a threatened species and can no longer be exported from Australian waters so biologists at the Academy say it’s unlikely they’ll get a replacement once Methuselah passes away.

French pet care firm stops selling fish bowls -- they drive fish mad

January 24, 2022 2:11 pm

Gold fish can live up to 30 years and grow to about 25 cm in big aquariums or outdoor ponds, but in tiny bowls they often die within weeks or months.

‘Major discovery’ beneath Antarctic seas: A giant icefish breeding colony

January 17, 2022 1:07 pm

The discovery of the nests raises even more questions. How often are the nests built, and are they reused? Do the fish die after the eggs hatch?

Like a fish out of water? Israeli team trains goldfish to drive

January 11, 2022 2:40 pm

Showing that a fish has the cognitive capability to navigate outside its natural environment of water can expand scientific knowledge of animals' essential navigation skills.

Mexican fish extinct in wild successfully reintroduced

January 03, 2022 4:27 pm

In 1998, conservationists from the Chester Zoo in England and other European institutions arrived to help set up a laboratory for conserving Mexican fish.

Explained: Why these Mexican fish do the wave

December 25, 2021 8:40 pm

The mollies are prey for an array of winged predators, including egrets, kingfishers and kiskadees. When birds dive to attack, the mollies flash and swirl.

Bangladesh @ 50: How food mediated the battle between the two Bengals

January 04, 2022 1:15 pm

Between ghoti filiation and baangaal roots, between koi maachh and rui maachh, who wins the culinary battle?

Over 30 alien species found in Kerala’s water bodies: Study

November 22, 2021 3:44 pm

The fish surveys were conducted in 44 rivers and 53 reservoirs of the state. The most common invasive species recorded were Mozambique tilapia and common carp.

This fish loses 20 teeth each day, then grows them all back

November 05, 2021 1:28 pm

The researchers also found that, much like in humans, tooth replacement in lingcod is predetermined, which means teeth are replaced by teeth of the same type and teeth don’t grow bigger over time.

High-end design comes to the fish tank

October 18, 2021 6:37 pm

“The aquariums are getting bigger and bigger, and the homes are getting more expensive,” said Gerry Calabrese, founder and president of SeaVisions, a 40-year-old South Florida company that installs aquariums worldwide for homes and businesses