Mudskippin’ Along

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?

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!