It turns out that a bad neighborhood smells pretty bad--especially when it comes to damaged reefs. Scientists have found that Pacific corals and fish avoid settling in bad regions by sniffing out chemical cues.
Be careful what seafood you eat. It turns out that mislabeling may be exposing consumers to unexpectedly high levels of mercury in fish.
A massive fish may have become extinct in some areas of the Amazon Basin. Scientists have found that the arapaima fish, which once dominated Amazon fisheries, is slowly being harvested to extinction.
There's some good news when it comes to our supply of salmon. Scientists have found that populations of Atlantic salmon have a surprisingly good capacity to adjust to warmer temperatures, which they may just have to do in the face of climate change.
On July 8, a massive school of anchovies formed off of the coast of California. Located off La Jolla, the school is the largest seen in 30 years.
Scientists have now found that the situation with fisheries in the Mediterranean is far from ideal and that it has deteriorated over the past 20 years.
Tropical fish may be beautiful as they glide beneath ocean waters, but they can also destroy natural ecosystems.
Scientists have taken a closer look at commercial fishing and have found that it dramatically alters nearby reef ecosystems, disturbing microbes, corals, algae and fish.
Scientists have discovered that crustaceans, such as crabs, also hear and rely on sound to tell them about a predatory fish's approach.
It goes to show that our planet is interconnected in ways that we might never expect. Researchers have found that logging and forest loss is actually starving fish.
A new report reveals that fish and aquatic life living in the high seas are more valuable as a carbon sink than as food, and should be better protected.
Deep within the caves of southern Indiana lives a cavefish, born without eyes and with little in the way of pigmentation. Only recently discovered by scientists, this fish is now being called endangered.