Roman fish salting workshops reveal two whale species lost from the Mediterranean

The discovery stands to change our understanding of the Roman fishing industry and the history of two endangered whale species.

Hawaii moves to ban common sunscreen mixes in a bid to safeguard its corals

Worry not — alternatives are readily available, so don’t cancel your vay-cay just yet.

Cyprian dolphins resort to chewing through fishing nets due to overfishing

We’re not giving them any other option.

Fish-like robot might reveal the secret life of ocean wildlife

Aquatic bots like SoFi will enable scientists to learn more about some of the most elusive underwater creatures.

10 of the Weirdest Prehistoric Creatures

Eons ago, many millennia before written history, bizarre animals roamed the Earth.

NASA algorithm and citizen scientists allow biologists to track whale sharks

The research could help us better understand and protect these gentle giants.

Do fish have feelings? Intriguing new study suggests so

Not only do fish have feelings, but this ability might have evolved hundreds of millions of years ago.

Some sharks and rays live twice as long as we thought

The implications could be important for fish stock estimates.

Fish can have individual personalities too, new study says

Some Trinidadian guppies are far braver than others.

Appetite of Amazonian cities impact wildlife up to 1,000 km away

Lots of mouths to feed.

Bamboo sharks really have to put their back into eating — literally

Specifically, they put their shoulders into it.

Steaming fish makes for a healthier meal with fewer toxins

If you boil it, don’t drink the fish stock.

Expedition to the deep ocean reveals myriad of bizarre creatures, including “faceless fish”

A fish has no face.

Fanged blenny ‘heroin’-like venom could be the next super-painkiller

Tiny fish, big fangs, huge possibilities.

These fish have evolved the ability to leap onto land — to avoid being eaten

These fish are quite comfortable out of water.

The oceans are filled with song, and here’s a part of it

You could call it a flowing melody.

People are dumping goldfish into an Australian river and they’re growing huge — by destroying the ecosystem

Tank’em, don’t dump’em.

Hands and digits evolved from fish fins, groundbreaking study proves

Our beloved hands are coded by the same genes that make fish fins.

Fish urine keeps corals healthy, but we’re taking all the fish out of the water

Does this mean I have to pee in the pool now?

This fish will give you dental nightmares — meet the sheepshead fish

The amazing sheepshead fish has human-like fish, incisors and molars included.