Smart as a Wrasse

In the hierarchy of animal intelligence, we humans tend to place fellow warm-blooded mammals such as dogs, chimpanzees, or maybe elephants at the top. However, new research Read More…

The symphony aquatic

As scientists, we’re used to monitoring fish behavior with sound – but fish themselves are also experts in acoustics. Descend into the aquatic world, and you will Read More…

On guard

While conducting a snorkel survey last week in a California Central Valley watershed, we were fortunate enough to witness some unusual fish behavior. This prickly sculpin (Cottus Read More…

Fish school

Can't teach an old fish new tricks? Maybe that depends on the fish. In a study that included several common fish species introduced to California, Coble and Read More…