Fanciful common names of fishes suggest there may be an orchestra in the sea, but this is yet another way the underwater world lets us…View More The Disappointing Reality of Musical Fish
The oceans provides us with most of the oxygen we breath, much of the food we eat, and even all the water we drink, which has passed…View More Six surprising reasons to be thankful for the sea
Most submissions to the “These are a few of my favourite species” series are interesting, to be sure. Cute, even. You got your fuzzy faced…View More These are a few of my favourite species: sarcastic fringehead
As the as the largest species of parrotfish, a single individual of Bolbometopon muricatum can ingest over 5 tons of reef per year. That freaky…View More These Are Few of My Favorite Species: Humphead Parrotfish
This extraordinary bit of footage shows quite the highest density of invasive lionfish I’ve ever seen. I was talking to Luiz Rocha during the week…View More TGIF – Zoiks! Lionfish!
“Shields up! Phasers set to kill! Engage!” If the Pacific Torpedo Ray (Torpedo californica) had an inner dialogue whilst stalking delicious fishy snacks, I could imagine it…View More These are a few of my favorite species: The Torpedo Ray
This is our second guest post from ichthyologist, tech diver and all-round good guy Dr. Luiz Rocha at the California Academy of Sciences. You should…View More Interview with the Vampire Blennies
As scientific mariners, we spend an inordinate amount of shore time on sleezy docks and seedy piers around the world, from the gritty shipyards of…View More These Are a Few of My Favorite Species: Spotted Porcupine Fish
Leaving alone on the seafloor is the lonely painted frogfish, Antennarius pictus. Males and females only come together for the dirty deed but quickly become intolerant of each…View More These are a few of my favorite species: Painted Frogfish
This is a guest blog from Luiz Rocha, curator of Ichthyology at the California Academy of Sciences. Luiz gets to do some amazing work documenting…View More Male, female, or both? When it comes to sex, fishes do it all!