Meltdown and mingling

Atlantic and Pacific Ocean fish species kept apart by a frigid Arctic may soon be able to mingle as the planet heats up. So predicts an international Read More…

Fish in sheep’s clothing

Blending in is key to the success of the dusky dottyback (Pseudochromis fuscus), a coral reef fish from the south-west Pacific and eastern Indian ocean. The sneaky Read More…

Gopher (rockfish) guts

We know the importance of studying what fish eat when it comes to the feeding habits of salmon predators (see What’s for dinner, Last meal, Survival of Read More…

The old man in the sea

This odd-looking Blob Sculpin (Psychrolutes phrictus) has a face reminiscent of a sad, old man. Blob sculpins are found in deep waters (2,750-9,000 feet deep) from Bering Read More…

Carnivorous “largemouth” icefish dominate

Although not popular with sport-fishermen yet, when it comes to a truly large gape, the icefish (Chaenocephalus aceratus) appears to dominate. This and other photographs of unique Read More…