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Cuttlefish and Their Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoats

Cuttlefish change colors to hide, hunt, and communicate—and, these scientists think, when they dream.

A new study updates Turing’s theory on how animals get their spots and stripes

Engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder Investigate the Role of Diffusiophoresis in Creating Sharp Patterns in Animals, Paving the Way for Advances in Biology and Materials Science.

Off the reef and on the menu: fishers in the Caribbean wage war on the invasive lionfish

In Venezuela, tourists and fishing communities are being encouraged to catch and eat the lionfish before it wipes out other species

Short film shines light on South Africa’s untamed coastline

A new short film explores South Africa’s underwater vastness to reveal sanctuaries where sharks and rays find refuge.

Fish Near Fukushima Contained Radioactive Cesium 180 Times Over Japan’s Limit

With the Tokyo Electric Power Company planning to begin a release of 1.3 million tonnes of treated wastewater from the former Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan next month, reports of radioactive fish in the area have raised alarm

Deep sea surprise: Taiwanese divers encounter rare giant oarfish

A group of divers encountered a rare giant oarfish off the coast of Taiwan recently.

An alien-like fish find along KwaZulu-Natal coast

Rocksuckers, that is the name of the ‘alien fish’ spotted on a beach in Port Alfred, according to the South African Association for Marine Biological Research (Saambr).