Invasive lionfish in the Caribbean Sea are preying on fish species that scientists have not even described yet. Researchers from the University of Washington and Smithsonian Institution recorded video of a lionfish preying upon a
The fearless coral reef fish known as the fang blenny might only grow to several inches long, but it packs a toothy, venomous bite. New research into the fang blenny family tree reveals how their
Science transcends borders, breaks down barriers, and provides new understanding regardless of language. This, anyway, is the ideal. In reality however, it’s often the case that the pressures of funding, teaching, and fieldwork…or simply the
Bioluminescence – the production of light from a living organism – is found in a surprising variety of ocean fish. A new study in the journal PLOS ONE shows the phenomenon has evolved independently many
Chalk bass (Serranus tortugarum) are small sea bass in the grouper family. What makes these fish interesting is that they are simultaneous hermaphrodites: they have both male and female reproductive tissue at the same time.
What does it take to get ordinary people to fund your science? This is the second in a series of posts that will explore the brave new world of scientific crowdfunding from the inside, as
Listing and delisting of species under the endangered species act (ESA) is a delicate political and scientific dance that can play out over decades. Anyone who has paid attention to the listing, reintroduction, and delisting