climate

Climate change will reshuffle marine ecosystems in unexpected ways

Warming of the oceans due to climate change will mean fewer productive fish species to catch in the future, according to a new Rutgers study …

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Researchers reconstruct ancient fish lizard

Geologists at Lund University in Sweden have mapped 300 years of research on the prehistoric marine reptiles known as ichthyosaurs. Using a uniquely well-preserved fossil, …

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Arctic

Unexpected fish and squid found in the Central Arctic Ocean

Single individuals of Atlantic cod and squid occur much further north than previously expected. Scientists participating in the international MOSAiC expedition with research icebreaker Polarstern …

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animals

More evidence suggests self-awareness is also for some fish

An international team of researchers respond to criticisms on previous work that demonstrated Mirror Self-Recognition (MSR) in the cleaner fish Labroides dimidiatus, by 1) successfully …

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elephant

A fish story with a human tell

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and in Japan have used an ancient fish to reel in new insights about human …

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dogs

Debilitating human parasite transmitted via dogs eating fish

Efforts to eradicate a human parasitic disease are being hampered by dogs eating infected fish, new research shows. Guinea worm disease is usually caught by …

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bones

Fleshing out the bones of Quetzalcoatlus, Earth’s largest flier ever

Look around any wetland today and you’re likely to see 3-foot-tall egrets or 4-foot-tall herons wading in the shallows in stealthy search of fish, insects …

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fish

Fish help control crown-of-thorns starfish numbers on Great Barrier Reef

Reef fish, such as emperors, tropical snappers and rockcods, help keep numbers of crown-of-thorns starfish in check on the Great Barrier Reef, according to a …

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fish

Study finds fish rubbing up against their predators — sharks

While rubbing up against a shark sounds like a risky move if you’re a fish, a collaborative research team led by the University of Miami …

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amouflage

Lone changer: Fish camouflage better without friends nearby

It’s like a half-hearted dress up party: gobies don’t camouflage completely in groups, new research finds. They change colour to avoid detection by predators and …

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