Fish

Find out everything there is to know about fish and stay updated on the latest news with the comprehensive articles, interactive features and fish pictures at LiveScience.com. Learn more about these fascinating creatures as scientists continue to make amazing discoveries about fish.
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Jeepers, Peepers! Tully Monster's Eyes Prove It's a Vertebrate
Tully monster
April 13th, 2016
A tiny clue hidden in the bizarre eyes of the 300-million-year-old remains of a "Tully monster" has helped scientists determine that the curious creature is a vertebrate, a new study finds.
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Under Fire: Flame-Broiled Fish Linked with Higher Breast Cancer Risk
A plate of broiled salmon
April 19th, 2016
What's the healthiest way to cook fish?
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Are Fish Faces the Future of Filtration?
Filter-feeding fish
April 1st, 2016
Filter-feeding fish accomplish a feat that human technologies cannot: filtering huge volumes of water without clogging their oral filters.
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'Japanese Diet' Linked to Longer Life
sushi, japan, japanese food, diet
March 22nd, 2016
Move over, Mediterranean diet.
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Mystery Ocean Hum May be Migration Signal, or Fish Farting
Color-Changing Cuttlefish
February 25th, 2016
Communities of deep-sea marine life cause a low-frequency humming in the ocean, as the creatures swim to and from the surface to feed.
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Why Don't Fish Have Necks?
red fish blue fish
April 18th, 2016
Fish have fins and gills, but they don't have necks. That's partly because it would be difficult to swim quickly with a neck that wagged back and forth in the water.
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Hybrid Female Fish Is Both Mother and Father to Her Offspring
March 25th, 2016
When a group of researchers crossbred cichlids to learn about their genetics, they discovered an unusual development in one of the hybrid females.
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Alien of the Deep: 'Winged' Green-Eyed Creature Stuns Fishermen
longnose chimaera
March 18th, 2016
Some fish look odd, but a mysterious, green-eyed fish recently pulled out of Nova Scotia's waters is downright bizarre.
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