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New species of catfish discovered in Arunachal river

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 17:30

A new species of catfish has been discovered by the scientists of the local branch of the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) in a river of Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Ichthyologists find new catfish species in Arunachal Pradesh

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 17:21

In a fresh find, a team of of ichthyologists have discovered a new species of catfish in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

South American catfish netted in Umiam lake

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 16:17

The discovery of a South American sucker-mouth armoured catfish at the picturesque Umiam Lake near here has baffled not only local fishermen but scientists alike in Meghalaya.

New catfish species found in Brazil

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 14:18

Scientists have discovered a tiny new species of catfish, measuring only about 3 cm in length, in Brazil.

New miniature catfish discovered

Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013, 14:34

Much to the delight of zoologists, a new species of miniature catfish in the genus Pseudolaguvia has been discovered in East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Bendable teeth seen for the first time in catfish

Last Updated: Sunday, August 19, 2012, 14:53

The suckermouth catfish (Loricariidae) are blessed with extraordinary teeth that have an ability to bend.

Sawfish `use Wi-Fi to find prey`

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 07, 2012, 12:39

Sawfish senses electric fields to find prey, contrary to the widely held perception that they only feed from the bottom of the ocean.

Two new species of fish discovered in Arunachal

Last Updated: Monday, September 12, 2011, 15:56

Scientists at the GB Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development (GBPIHED) have discovered two new species of catfish in the state`s rivers.

Flooding Mississippi River threatens catfish industry

Last Updated: Friday, May 13, 2011, 19:07

Catfish farming in Mississippi faces grave danger from flooding.

Phelps ‘Catfish’ Collins dead at 66

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 16:00

R&B guitarist Phelps ‘Catfish’ Collins, a veteran of James Brown`s JB`s, Parliament-Funkadelic and his younger brother William ‘Bootsy’ Collins` Rubber Band, died of cancer last Friday at his home in Cincinnati. He as 66.

African catfish posing threat to Indian fish species

Last Updated: Saturday, April 03, 2010, 12:58

The fast breeding African catfish has emerged as serious threat to native fish species in rivers in Coimbatore with real danger of local variety being wiped out.