Flashback Friday: Ghoulish Glowing Fish

On today's Flashback Friday, we wanted to get into the Halloween spirit by revisiting this post on glowing fish. Enjoy! For those of you getting ready to Read More…

Muddy Buddies

Fish never cease to amaze us in their adaptability. We did not have high hopes for finding any fish inhabitants when we approached this puddle while conducting Read More…

Fuel for Thought: Studying Fish Metabolism

Everything we do in life requires energy, and the chemical reactions that convert nutrients into energy in our bodies (known as metabolism) usually require oxygen. Therefore, when Read More…

Hot and salty

Some fish can put up with a lot. And few species highlight the extraordinary adaptability of fishes than those that live in extreme environments, such as dry Read More…

A bite to remember

Our staff tends to have one thing in common: we love the water, whether it be fresh, salty, or carbonated. As a result, we often tend to Read More…

Leaf look-alike

It’s a slug. It’s a plant. It’s…a little bit of both. In honor of International Day for Biological Diversity (today), we wanted to spotlight some science related Read More…

Ghouls, goblins, and glowing fish

For those of you getting ready to enjoy the ghouls, goblins, and glow of jack-o-lanterns this evening, be prepared to get chilled to the bone. Here in Read More…

Under pressure

Fish can withstand some punishing conditions miles below the ocean’s surface, but no fish have ever been found in the sea’s very deepest depths. Now, researchers believe Read More…

Living on the edge

The Devils Hole pupfish (Cyprinodon diabolis) lives in the hot, alkaline, and low-oxygen waters of Devils Hole, Nevada, where the water can reach a scalding 34° C Read More…

Fish in unlikely places

Our complex and amazing planet encompasses a vast range of extremes, from highly saline waters, to extreme temperatures (both hot and cold), and extreme ranges of pH Read More…