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FISH SPECIES

Scientists discover ancient fish species and they have a 10-year-old boy to thank

The fossil, Candelarhynchus padillai, is about 90 million years old and has no modern relatives, said Oksana Vernygora from the University of Alberta in Canada.

Feb 02, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

Incredible! New elusive sunfish species called 'Hoodwinker' first to be discovered in 130 years

Marianne Nyegaard from Murdoch University in Australia uncovered the new species while researching the population genetics of ocean sunfish in the Indo-pacific region.

Jul 25, 2017, 00:12 AM IST

Biodiversity protects fish from global warming

Preserving biodiversity is not just an aesthetic or spiritual issue -- it's critical to the healthy functioning of ecosystems and the important services they provide to humans, like seafood.

May 17, 2016, 15:28 PM IST

Four new fish species discovered in Kerala

Four new fish species have been found in Kerala, the college professor who made the discovery has said.

Feb 11, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

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.

Oct 21, 2014, 18:57 PM IST

New species of giant Amazon fish discovered in Brazil

Scientists have discovered a new species of arapaima - a giant torpedo-shaped fish - in the central Amazon waters of Brazil.

Oct 15, 2013, 14:06 PM IST

New electric fish discovered in South America

Scientists have identified a previously unknown genus of electric fish in a remote region of South America.

Sep 26, 2013, 18:40 PM IST

Two new fish species found in oil spill area

Even as tonnes of oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, experts have discovered two new fish species.

Jul 09, 2010, 17:40 PM IST