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The turbulent waters divided a group of fish so thoroughly that they evolved into separate species.... READ ON
MIT’s Transparent Gel Robot Can Catch and Release a Live Goldfish Underwater
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Scientists Spy on Whale Sharks by Testing the Water They Swim In
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Scientists Record Fish Singing a Dawn Chorus Like Birds
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20 Percent of Seafood Samples are Mislabeled, Report Finds
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Australia Is Having a Giant Goldfish Problem
While the large fish are probably enjoying their comfortable new habitat, their presence is proving disruptive to the local ecosystem.... READ ON
Unique Glow Helps Identify Two New Fish Species
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Scientists Say Greenland Sharks May Live 400 Years
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A Fish Parasite May Have Compromised Decades of Behavioral Experiments
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