Rise in body temperature helps fish swim faster
Rise in body temperature helps fish swim faster

Not so cold-blooded creatures! A rise in body temperature enables certain species of fish to maximise their swimming distance and speed, a new study has found.

How 'sixth sense' in fishes allows them to detect flows of water revealed
How 'sixth sense' in fishes allows them to detect flows of water revealed

 A new study has provided a deeper insight into how "sixth sense" in fishes allows them to detect flows of water.

Fishes like to play with objects: Study
Fishes like to play with objects: Study

Scientists have found that fish play with objects just like other creatures do, a discovery that suggests 'play' is part of animals' evolutionary history and not just random, meaningless behaviour.

Here's how large numbers of fish will disappear from tropics by 2050

A new study has revealed that a large numbers of fish will disappear from the tropics by 2050 because of the impact of climate change on fish stocks.

Tiny migrating animals' pee shapes ocean chemistry
Tiny migrating animals' pee shapes ocean chemistry

The largest migration on the planet is the movement of small animals from the surface of the open ocean, where they feed on plants under the cover of darkness, to the sunless depths to hide from predators during the day, says a study.

Electric eel`s genome reveal how fishes with electric organs evolved

Researchers have sequenced the genome of the electric eel, which has revealed how fishes with electric organs evolved six times in the history of life to produce electricity outside of their bodies.

India exported 1.5 million endangered fishes: Report

India exported more than 1.5 million threatened freshwater fishes in the last seven years affecting the future of the country`s aquatic diversity, says a report.

Piranha`s bite most powerful among fishes

The black piranha, a native of the Amazon, has the most powerful bite of all carnivorous fishes, living or extinct, given their body size, according to new research.

`Fishes may be able to cope with rising CO2 levels`

As the Earth copes with rising carbon dioxide levels, some marine species are likely to be able to adapt to the predicted rising ocean temperatures.

The way fish intake improves memory

Medical researchers have discovered a possible explanation for why taking a diet high in DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, improves our memory.

China: Fishes perish due to oxygen depletion

A large number of fish were found dead over the past week in a river in central China`s Hunan Province.

`Snow Trout, Chocolate Mahseer fishes high in nutrient value`

Doctors may soon be seen prescribing fish varieties to their patients according to their disease.

Fishes facing threat in Northeast

Though the Northeast is endowed with many rivers, wetlands, declining catches point to fishes facing a threat.

Whales also get sunburns

Even whales suffer the effects of exposure to strong UV rays, such as blisters and sunburns.

Aus researchers ask to harvest diverse range of fishes

Australian Researchers have
asked the fisheries to adopt a "balanced exploitation"
approach for fishing.