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Freshwater Fish

Freshwater fish live in lakes, rivers, ponds and streams. Common freshwater fish include carp, bass, trout and catfish.


Fish Can Recognize Individual Human Faces, Scientists Discover

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. See more »

Prozac in Water Makes Fighting Fish Docile. What Does That Mean for Us?

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

Greedo: Killed in Cantina, Lives on in Fish Form

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

Can electric eels kill you?

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? See more »

Kite Fishing

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. See more »

How to Shop for Sustainable Seafood

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. See 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. See more »

How to Fly Fish

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