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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 …

Prozac Fish Study Shows Minnows Turning Into Killers

June 16, 2013 – 9:19 am |
minnow image courtesy United States government via Wikimedia Commons

A Prozac fish study has revealed that trace amounts of the popular anti-anxiety drug may turn harmless minnows into angry, aggressive killers.
Although the study by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Rebecca Klaper …

New species of Balitora fish discovered in India

May 29, 2013 – 2:58 pm |

At team of Indian freshwater scientists have found a new species of freshwater fish in one of the most biodiverse regions of the world.
The new species, which was found in  the …

Making art from stripped-down dead animals

May 4, 2013 – 10:44 am |
Art from the remains of a Potamotrygon motoro (motoro stingray) and an Osteoglossum bicirrhosum (Silver arowana).

“SOMETIMES I go to pet shops and ask whether I can receive dead creatures.”
And then 29-year-old Iori Tomita, from Yokohama, Japan, does incredible things to them. Taking up to a …

How to teach a fish to count

May 1, 2013 – 11:05 pm |

It might seem bizarre, but it raises a deep question about humans – how do we learn to assess and add up things based on what we see?
Newborn fish not …

“It was like something from a horror film”: Alien-like parasite found in Tesco fish

April 16, 2013 – 10:17 am |
Rick Beattie was horrified to find the tongue-eating louse in his Tesco sea bass

Horrified Rick Beattie, 32, bought a sea bass for his dinner from Tesco and found an Alien-like parasite – protruding from its mouth.
Bank worker Rick, 32, paid £2 for the …