Fish

Fish are an incredibly diverse group of animals. Read these articles to find out about all kinds of unique and different fish.


Scientists have long known that much of the world's farmed salmon was deaf. Now they know why.

Scientists have known for a long time that goldfish make their own alcohol. Now, they've just discovered how they do it.

Michael Phelps is racing a shark for TV glory. But does he have a fighting (or swimming) chance?

Shark shocker! This 'virgin birth' is the first example of a shark switching from sexual to asexual reproduction.

Never mind the penis on its head, this weird ghost shark was filmed live for the first time, and hanging out in the wrong hemisphere.

In the past decade, several two-headed shark fetuses have been discovered. Is there something going on in the oceans we should know about?

Scientists have discovered a few enterprising catfish that are having a fancy feast — of mice.

The eel-like Orthacanthus, a precursor to modern sharks, may have turned to cannibalizing its own babies in times of crisis.

Think science has sharks all figured out? Think again. We still have so many unanswered questions about the aquatic marvels.

Could the sequel to Disney's 'Finding Nemo' increase demand for pet s and bring the decline of the exotic fish that plays the leading role?

Maybe the shark in 'Jaws' really did have a personal vendetta after all. Scientists have found at least one species of fish that can distinguish between human faces.

The most remote islands in a remote archipelago hosts a huge biomass of the ocean's largest predators — and that's a good thing.

A new study looks into the impact trace amounts of antidepressants in water has on the behavior of Siamese fighting fish.

Your personal watercraft might be great fun on the surface, but under the waves there's a horror show of petrified fish and the marine predators that aim to eat them.

People are going to go into the ocean. Sharks are already in the ocean. What can we do to help minimize problematic encounters? Maybe it's time to send in the drones.

Is there anything better than naming a new species after the Rodian bounty hunter in "Star Wars"?

Electric eels actually aren't eels at all, but they certainly are electric. Their shock can kill animals in surrounding waters, but could it take down a human?

Most of us would take to the seas a bit easier without any hammerheads, blacktips or bull sharks patrolling the waters below. The truth is, however, sharks help maintain a balanced ecosystem.

King of the herrings! What regal creature would have such a majestic history? It's the giant oarfish, and it's surfaced everywhere from sailors' nightmares to Southern Cali. Meet the longest bony fish ever!

Kite fishing is a new, creative and complicated way to fish. Once you get the hang of it, you can haul in a large amount of fish at one time.

It's possible to keep seafood--a valuable source of protein and Omega-3 fatty acids-- in your diet without doing too much harm to the oceans, if you're careful about what varieties of fish you buy and who you buy it from.

With its flexible, slim body, the barracuda is particularly adapted to swimming among coral reefs, which requires intricate moves through tight turns. Meet the barracuda! View pictures, watch video, read facts, explore interactives and more.

Unlike land snakes, eels are usually scaleless is although a few species can be found with tiny scales along their bodies. Meet the eel! View pictures, watch video, read facts, explore interactives and more.

Contrary to popular belief, freshwater sawfish are not sharks. These fish are from the ray species and can grow up to 20 feet (6 meters) in length.

When you know how to fly fish you know how to enjoy the great outdoors. Learn about how to fly fish in this article.