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Researchers Observe Many New Species on Seamounts Off Chile Coast
Researchers discovered many new species on remote underexplored seamounts off the coast of Chile. As many as 50 new species may have been discovered. (April 13, 2024)

Tiny Fish Makes Sounds Exceeding 140 Decibels
A tiny fish found in Myanmar is capable of making sounds up to 140 decibels. The noises the fish makes can be heard through their tanks. (February 29, 2024)

Living Planet Report 2020 from WWF Reveals 68% in World's Wildlife Since 1970
WWF has released its Living Planet Report 2020. It indicates a 68% plunge in the world's wildlife since 1970. (September 11, 2020)

The Blood-Belly Comb Jelly
The Blood-Belly Comb Jelly has a dark red belly that helps mask the glow from any bioluminescent prey it might consume. (August 11, 2020)

New Frogfishes Book Released
A new book about frogfishes, Frogfishes: Biodiversity, Zoogeography, and Behavioral Ecology, has been published by Johns Hopkins University Press. (July 11, 2020)

New Species of Neon-Colored Fish Discovered
Scientists from the California Academy of Sciences have discovered new species of beautiful neon-colored fish. (October 18, 2018)

Deep Sea Jellyfish Resembles Exploding Firework
The amazing looking Halitrephes maasi jellyfish resembles an exploding firework. It was encountered by the E/V Nautilus research vessel. (January 18, 2018)

Mariana Snailfish is the Deepest Known Fish
The Mariana snailfish has been named the deepest fish in the ocean. It thrives at depths of up to 8,000 meters. (November 29, 2017)

Fishnado? Rain in Tampico, Mexico Included Small Fish
Small fish were included in a light rain in northeast Mexico. The rain fell in Tampico, which is located on the western coast of the Gulf of Mexico. (September 28, 2017)

New Orinoco Fish Species Named After Singer Enya
Scientists have named a new species of fish after the singer Enya. The fish was discovered in the Orinoco region. (July 19, 2017)

Faceless Fish Found During Deep Sea Expedition off Australia
Scientists caught a faceless fish during a scientific expedition off Australia. The deep sea fish is thought to be the same species as a fish caught in the 1870s. (May 31, 2017)

Ancient Giant Salmon Fought With Large Spike-like Teeth
A species of giant salmon that lives 11 to 5 million years ago would battle with large spike-like teeth. (October 29, 2016)

Zebrafish Want to Hang Out With 3-D Robotic Models of Themselves Say Scientists
Scientists have determined that zebrafish want to hang out with moving 3-D robotic models of themselves. (October 25, 2016)

Zebrafish Embryo Selfie Wins 2016 Nikon Small World Competition
This microscopic image of a zebrafish embryo won the 2016 Nikon Small World Competition. It was taken by Dr. Oscar Ruiz. (October 19, 2016)

New Deep-Reef Butterflyfish Species Discovered in Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
A new species of deep-sea butterflyfish has been discvered in Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. (September 16, 2016)

New Species of Snailfish Discovered in Bering Sea
Several new species of snailfish have been discovered on the seafloor of the Bering Sea. (August 29, 2016)

Newly Discovered Mirrorbellies Fish May Communicate With Light That Shines From Their Bellies
Two newly discovered species of deep-sea mirrorbellies fish may communicate using light that shines from under their bellies. (August 19, 2016)

Alligator Gar to Help Control Invasive Asian Carp
Biologists plan to reintroduce large alligator gar to help keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. (July 29, 2016)

New Species of Scorpionfish Discovered Near Caribbean Island of Curacao
A new species of deep water scorpionfish has been discovered near Curacao in the Caribbean. (July 21, 2016)

Ghostly Eel-like Fish Encountered During Marianas Expedition
Researchers on the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer recorded video footage of a rare eel-like ghostfish in the Marianas. (July 6, 2016)

First Sleeper Goby Cavefish Discovered in Western Hemisphere
Researchers have discovered a new species of goby cavefish in Western Hemisphere. It is called the Oaxaca Cave Sleeper. (June 30, 2016)

Godzilla Goby Species Discovered in Southern Caribbean
A new goby fish species called the Godzilla Goby has been discovered in the southern Caribbean. (June 8, 2016)

Photograph of a Fish Trapped in a Jellyfish Goes Viral
A photograph of a fish apparently trapped inside of a jellyfish virals around the Internet. (June 7, 2016)

Fish Larvae Show Preference for Consuming Microplastic Particles
Fish larvae have been documented showing a preference to eating microplastic particles over their natural food source of zooplankton. (June 6, 2016)

Studies Find Depression and Hearing Loss in Farmed Salmon
New studies have found that farm raised salmon can get depressed and suffer from hearing loss. (May 25, 2016)