Marine animals that inspired characters in "Finding Dory" are as fascinating and endearing in the real world as they are on screen.
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How closely do the animated "stars" in the new Disney/Pixar movie "Finding Dory" mirror their real-world animal counterparts?
In the dark ocean depths, there are fish that generate their own eerie glow — and a new study finds that far more of them do this than scientists suspected.
The fish not only picked out a human face from a lineup, but were able to remember the face for at least 3 seconds.
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.
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.
Filter-feeding fish accomplish a feat that human technologies cannot: filtering huge volumes of water without clogging their oral filters.
When a group of researchers crossbred cichlids to learn about their genetics, they discovered an unusual development in one of the hybrid females.
Some fish look odd, but a mysterious, green-eyed fish recently pulled out of Nova Scotia's waters is downright bizarre.
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.
A Muppet-faced fish with a lanky body more than 6 feet long gulped down plankton in Earth's ancient oceans about 92 million years ago, a new study finds.
The ocean can be a deep and dark place, but the so-called "ninja" shark can light up its surroundings with a dimly glowing head, a new report says.
A tourist to the Red Sea left with an unwanted souvenir: a pair of fish jaws in his eyelid, according to a new report of the case.
Before the dinosaur age, the coelacanth — a hefty, mysterious fish that now breathes with its gills — sported a well-developed lung, a new study finds.