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100+ fish species could disappear in California due to climate change

June 3, 2013 – 10:35 am |
Sacramento perch (Photo Credit: Giordano, Dave: Ecosite Media)

 Scientists believe that California may lose certain salmon species and other native freshwater fish species within the next century due to climate change if current trends continue. These species would …

Australian Researchers Identify New Freshwater Fish Species

May 11, 2013 – 9:23 am |

Biologists at Murdoch University have described a new species of freshwater fish from Western Australia.
The new species has been named the Little Pygmy Perch (Nannoperca pygmaea).
The first specimen of N. …

Pirate Perch Uses Chemical Cloaking to Hide from Prey

April 23, 2013 – 11:57 am |

Deceptive fish species can mask its proximity from potential targets.
An odd little freshwater fish may be using the chemical equivalent of visual camouflage to mask its smell and hide in …