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Takashi Amano has passed away at age of 61

August 6, 2015 – 11:35 am |
Takashi Amano 1954 - 2015

Takashi Amano, the famous aquariumscaper and nature aquarium artist has passed way at the age of 61 from pneumonia at his house in Niigata, Japan.
Takashi Amano (天野尚), born July 18, …

Pet stingray called Steve Irwin puts owner in hospital just DAYS after he bought it

October 7, 2013 – 11:16 am |
Usually docile: Mr Hunt was moving his two newly-bought motoro stingrays (pictured) from a temporary tank to a new tank when 'Steve Irwin' lashed out and Mr Hunt was rushed to hospital

Usually docile: Mr Hunt was moving his two newly-bought motoro stingrays (pictured) from a temporary tank to a new tank when ‘Steve Irwin’ lashed out and Mr Hunt was rushed …

Thousands of fish dying as 1,400 tons of molasses ooze into Honolulu harbor (Video)

September 13, 2013 – 12:41 pm |
News World news Hawaii Thousands of fish dying as 1,400 tons of molasses ooze into Honolulu harbor The state may fine the shipping company, Matson, for violating the Clean Water Act after it investigates Monday's spill Share 81 inShare2 Email Associated Press in Honolulu The Guardian, Thursday 12 September 2013 16.32 BST Jump to comments (12) Video by Hawaii News Now shows many fish scattered dead along the floor of the harbor while others stick their mouths out of the water for oxygen.

Thousands of fish have died in Honolulu waters after a leaky pipe caused 1,400 tons of molasses to ooze into the harbour and kill marine life, state officials said.
Hawaii department …

Testicle-eating fish is a myth, Scandinavian men can return to the water

August 15, 2013 – 3:08 pm |
Pacus look like piranhas, but mainly eat vegetables. Photo: PEDRO LUZ CUNHA/ALAMY

Danish male swimmers, you can go back into the water now.
The recent capture of a fish species off the coast of Denmark that is rumored to sometimes mistake human male …

Shipping Live Fish: Striking Images Reveal How Betta Fish Are Packaged And Delivered

August 15, 2013 – 9:02 am | 2 Comments | 

That betta fish you picked up at your local pet store may look pretty swell in its fishbowl, but ever wonder where it came from?
One Reddit user, who claims to …

Men in Sweden warned after sighting of testicle-eating fish

August 11, 2013 – 8:22 pm |
Pacu, the testicle-eating fish

A small piranha-like fish with a fierce reputation has been found in European waters for the first time
It sounds like the plot to a low-budget horror movie but the discovery …

Rare seahorse habitat wiped out by boat anchors

July 20, 2013 – 7:49 pm |
A Spiny seahorse in Studland Bay Photo: Steve Trewhella /

Britain’s largest colony of precious seahorses has been wiped out after their habitat was destroyed by boat anchors.

Studland Bay in Dorset is the only place in the country that …

Tiny octopus looks good enough to eat… but actually it’s one of artist’s incredible 3D paintings

July 11, 2013 – 9:31 am |
The only clue this terrapin is not real is the paint brush lying on the side of the bowl

With their gleaming scales and beautiful movement, these fish look like they could be plucked straight out of the water. A bucket seems to be filled with fast-moving goldfish, two …

Pet shop owners dunk fish craze

July 6, 2013 – 9:08 am | 2 Comments | 
ABOVE AND RIGHT: ‘Tattooed’ fish have been laser treated to produce crude colours and patterns in any combination, from Chinese characters signifying good luck, to simple pink and blue stripes.

IT’S THE latest aquatic pet craze taking the world by storm which pet retailers on the North Coast just aren’t buying.
Visit most aquariums and pet shops these days and among …

New Initiatives to Clean Up The Global Aquarium Trade

July 4, 2013 – 3:29 pm |
Marine Tank Hauses des Meeres Vienna

An estimated 30 million fish and other creatures are caught annually to supply the home aquarium market, taking a toll on some reef ecosystems. Now conservationists are working to improve …

How a naked female scientist tries to tame belugas in the freezing Arctic

June 29, 2013 – 1:58 pm |
Breathtaking: the scientist uses yoga techniques to hold her breath for up to ten minutes at a time ask she frolics with the whales, Nilma and Matrena

Braving sub-zero temperatures, she has thrown caution — and her clothes — to the wind to tame two beluga whales in a unique and controversial experiment. Natalia Avseenko, 36, was …

Fire in south Charlotte shopping center damages fish store

June 26, 2013 – 12:30 am |

Fire damaged a store in a south Charlotte shopping center early Wednesday.
The blaze began just after 5 a.m. in Nemo’s Reef, an exotic fish store, off Sardis Road North near …

Could TROPICAL FISH hold the key to multiple sclerosis? Transparent zebrafish give insight into how nerves work

June 25, 2013 – 9:42 am |
The Zebrafish, Danio rerio

Zebrafish offer vital insights into the disease that occurs when the nerve sheath, myelin, breaks down.

Myelin is critical for allowing nerve impulses to be transmitted enabling people to walk, …

ATM (Tanked) responds to the Coney Island Shark Drama

June 21, 2013 – 8:58 am | One Comment | 
Brett Raymer and Wayde King of ATM

Yesterday the people of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM) responded to the article, we placed here earlier about a dead and a wounded shark at Applebee’s Aquarium in Coney Island. Some …