What is the lifespan of a Rougheye Rockfish? Take a look at this guest post by Andreas Rice to find out!
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These Waters Aren’t Deep Enough for the Both of Us: A Brown and Cutthroat Trout Showdown
In the wild west, there’s a new outlaw in town…join guest blogger Madi Richardson on a journey to Yellowstone National Park.
A peacock of a different feather
The crystal-clear waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans are home to one of the world’s most colorful creatures who packs a powerful secret…
Pacific Lamprey: Salmon’s underappreciated neighbor
The west coast of the United States is home to numerous important fisheries, however, most of the time, the conversation is monopolized by a few popular species…what about one that is less well known?
Skip along with Guest Blogger Luke Leuty to learn about the unusual, but aptly named, mudskipper…
The Human Side of the Shark Fin Trade
The common narrative of the shark fin trade only tells the sharks’ side of the story. Here, guest blogger Kylie Holub discusses the human side of the shark fin trade…
Feelin’ Hot Hot Hot!
The Mojave Desert is hot, expansive, and intimidating; but the region is dotted with small pools that some pretty cool fish call home…
Good addition? Or bad invader? Chinook Salmon in South America
Throughout North America, ongoing resource management and restoration projects aim to conserve Chinook Salmon because their populations have been threatened by many ecological factors, including habitat change, high harvest rates, and hatchery influence. In contrast, these fish are known as an invasive species in the Southern Hemisphere, having been introduced (and continuing to spread) to rivers of the Patagonia and Magellan regions of Chile and Argentina…
Clearly, the coolest fish in the sea
With its clear head and large green eyes, the Barreleye looks like an alien with a glass bulb on its head out of a sci-fi film…why does a fish need a transparent head?
A Plate of Lies
Guest Blogger: Meghan Fox; Think you ordered the Mahi Mahi for dinner? Think again! It is now very common for restaurants and food vendors to serve a fish that has been misidentified or mislabeled…
The Peaceful Betta
Guest Blogger: Joelle Montes. What if I were to tell you that there is a fish out there that is equally as mesmerizing to the Siamese fighting fish but lives a more peaceful lifestyle?
From reef bank to fish tank: how the aquarium trade can impact coral reef conservation
By Josh Cahill: Captivating millions, the popularity of the home marine aquarium hobby has grown dramatically in the past decade…If consumers are willing to pay more for animals harvested from renewable management areas and handled responsibly, there would be great incentive for a larger shift toward sustainability.
Dananananananana BAT RAY
Like Gotham’s caped crusader, Bat Rays soar through their surroundings. The Bat Ray is a key benthic predator and a model example of unique sensory adaptations, making the Bat Ray a hero in its own right!