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 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.
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.
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.
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.
A large number of fish were found dead over the past week in a river in central China`s Hunan Province.
Doctors may soon be seen prescribing fish varieties to their patients according to their disease.
Though the Northeast is endowed with many rivers, wetlands, declining catches point to fishes facing a threat.
Even whales suffer the effects of exposure to strong UV rays, such as blisters and sunburns.
Australian Researchers have
asked the fisheries to adopt a "balanced exploitation"
approach for fishing.
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