The most common fish in the sea is likely a fish that you’ve never seen or even heard of…
By: Dana Sackett For environmental scientists and biologists, there are some terms and phrases so commonly used that they become a part of everyday conversations. Trophic position is one of […]
While mama fish may not have the same maternal instincts of our own dear mums, they do their part to sustain fish populations, particularly BOFFFFs. “What is a BOFFFF?” might you ask…A Big Old Fat Fecund Female Fish.
It may seem obvious that suffocation is not good, but determining a fish’s tolerance for low oxygen is increasingly important as hypoxia increases worldwide. Hypoxia (low dissolved oxygen concentrations) occurs […]
By: Dana Sackett As Earth Day approaches, it seems timely to pause and examine some of the natural processes that enable life on Earth. Remarkably, this big topic requires us […]
by Ed Kluender, guest blogger Hybrid creatures are one of the most common tropes of both goofy and great horror movies (think The Fly or countless werewolf movies), and plenty […]
By: Dana Sackett According to some scientists the earth is currently undergoing the sixth mass extinction crisis in the last half-billion years. Some have described this current crisis as the […]