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

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 10:06

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.

Competition drives evolution in fish: Study

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 14:26

Researchers have claimed that competition may play an important role during the evolution of new species in fish.

Fish robots to find sunken ships, fix oil rigs

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 18:28

Here come robotic fishes that could help scientists improve underwater vehicles used to study fragile coral reefs, repair damaged deep-sea oil rigs or investigate sunken ships.

Scientists decode elephant shark genome

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 13:26

A team of researchers has sequenced the genome of the elephant shark, a curious-looking fish with a snout resembling the end of an elephant`s trunk.

Fishes die in Meghalaya river, probe initiated

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 18:31

Several thousand fishes have died in a river near the Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya`s East Jaintia Hills district since last Saturday following which a probe has been initiated, officials said Thursday.

India exported 1.5 million endangered fishes: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 13:40

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.

Lady Gaga buys aquarium worth 40,000 pounds

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 08:42

`Born This Way` hitmaker Lady Gaga, who is recovering from her hip surgery, has bought Japanese fishes for her entertainment.

Piranha`s bite most powerful among fishes

Last Updated: Friday, December 21, 2012, 19:22

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`

Last Updated: Thursday, August 02, 2012, 09:55

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

Last Updated: Friday, June 29, 2012, 11:21

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.

Thousands of fishes die in Gomti

Last Updated: Monday, June 25, 2012, 16:21

Authorities in Uttar Pradesh Monday ordered a probe into the death of thousands of fishes which have died in the river Gomti here.

China: Fishes perish due to oxygen depletion

Last Updated: Friday, August 12, 2011, 15:12

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