No link between formalin-laced fish and cancer: Goa Minister

The controversy involving use of formalin -- a carcinogenic chemical used to preserve cadavers in morgues -- in fish erupted in July last year, after an FDA team found traces of formalin in fish being sold in a South Goa fish market during a raid.

Aug 01, 2019, 15:28 PM IST

J&K produces 20,000 tonnes of fish annually

J&K has tremendous potential in the fisheries sector and it can become a modern, world class industry as there is 50,000 hectares of water area in the state.

Jul 19, 2019, 16:08 PM IST

Deshhit: After Rains, Fish Seen Swimming In ICU in Bihar's Hospital

After Rains, Fish Seen Swimming In ICU in Bihar's NMCH Hospital

Jul 10, 2019, 11:36 AM IST

Three new species of fish discovered 4 miles below Pacific

A team of 40 scientists recently discovered three species of fish in Atacama Trench.

Sep 14, 2018, 11:29 AM IST

More than 100 fish bones removed from Chinese man's rectum

In the two-hour procedure, doctors worked to pull around 100 of the needle-like bones from the man's anus.

Mar 12, 2018, 15:26 PM IST

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

Fish containing omega-3 more effective in cancer prevention than flaxseeds

There are three types of Omega-3 fatty acids: a-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). 

Jan 27, 2018, 16:05 PM IST

New population of 'walking fish' found in Tasmania

The habitat of this second colony of handfish is small within a radius of 20 metres because instead of swimming they walk on the seafloor.

Jan 24, 2018, 19:05 PM IST

Humans share fish genes that aid in repairing spinal cord

The fish specie can fully recover from a severed spinal cord without medication or other treatment. They can go from paralysis to full swimming behaviours in 10 to 12 weeks.

Jan 15, 2018, 19:12 PM IST

Eating fish every week boosts kids' IQ, says study

Increased fish consumption is associated with fewer disturbances of sleep.

Jan 02, 2018, 17:37 PM IST

Scientists discover new species of blind fish inside dark Meghalaya cave

The fish sample was collected from small stagnant pools, a few square meters in area and about 1-2 m in depth, about 1,600 feet from the main entrance of the cave.

Dec 28, 2017, 13:14 PM IST

The identity of the 'world's heaviest bony fish' has finally been clarified

As per the researchers, female Mola alexandrini specimen of 2,300 kilogram and 2.72 meter caught off the Japanese coast in 1996 as the heaviest bony fish ever recorded, and not, as originally thought, Mola mola ocean sunfish species.

Dec 06, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

This robot can 'spy' on fish, swim and communicate with them

Scientists have developed a new miniature robot that can swim with fish, communicate with them and make them change direction.

Nov 09, 2017, 19:39 PM IST

Will ban retail sale of fishes by Lamanis in Goa: Vijai Sardesai

The Karnataka-origin Lamani community is into fish retail business and also in other coastal trades like selling tourist items etc, on the beach side.

Oct 03, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

Noise pollution makes fish vulnerable to predators: Study

As many as 450 fish were tested in shoals of four individuals each in an aquarium.

Sep 27, 2017, 18:41 PM IST

Antidepressants found accumulating in fish brains

Researchers detected high concentrations of these drugs and their metabolised remnants in the brain tissue of 10 fish species found in the Niagara River.

Sep 04, 2017, 19:33 PM IST

Climate change may shrink fish size by 30 percent, says study

A new study has claimed that the size of the fish could be expected to reduce by 20 to 30 per cent as a result of rising ocean temperatures due to climate change across the globe.

Aug 22, 2017, 23:24 PM IST

Hungry shark takes a huge leap out of water to catch fish, stuns fishing groups

The thrilling encounter was caught on camera shows a shark snatching away catches of the two groups in Cape Cod Bay. Coincidentally, they both happened the same day.

Aug 17, 2017, 19:26 PM IST

This VIDEO of shark being dragged mercilessly by high speed boat sparks social media stir!

The 11-second video clip shows the shark hitting the water and flipping around helplessly while being dragged behind a boat.

Jul 26, 2017, 19:28 PM IST