Coral reefs are synonymous with colorful fish, but in a world teeming with Technicolor extravagance, few fish can rival the psychedelic spectacle of the Mandarinfish.…View More These Are A Few of My Favorite Species: Mandarinfish
This is a guest post by Kirstin Holsman, who works on developing quantitative methods for ecosystem-based fisheries management and methods to assess and manage for climate-change…View More Spurious correlations: How Alaskan pollock predict a Seahawks Super Bowl win!
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