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Video captures anglerfish in a sexual hookup

Scientists studying deep-sea anglerfish have long known about the bizarre mismatch between the species’ whiskered females and teeny-tiny males. But they’ve never captured video of live fish mating — until now. A newly released video, captured by researchers Kirsten and Joachim … Continue reading

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Chinook salmon are shrinking – but why?

King salmon, the big fish that are famous in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, are shrinking — not only in numbers, but in size as well. A study published today in the journal Fish and Fisheries has found that the largest and oldest … Continue reading

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Scientists ID fish 40 years after it was caught

After spending 40 years sitting in a museum jar, a toothy fish from the waters off Australia has been identified as a previously unknown species dubbed the duckbilled clingfish. To document the species’ characteristics, researchers turned to technologies that weren’t … Continue reading

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