Fish

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Discovered in the deep: the anglerfish with vampire-like sex lives
A deep trawl has brought up a potentially new species of a fish whose extreme mating methods include permanent physical fusion

Helen Scales

01, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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This is fauxflake – it’s not ‘shark’ it’s shark! | First Dog on the Moon
Rampant food fraud!

First Dog on the Moon

27, Jan, 2023 @5:02 AM

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Endangered shark sold as flake in South Australia fish and chip shops, study finds
Calls for better food labelling as investigation claims that only around one-third of fish is flake, with served species including rare narrownose smooth-hound

Graham Readfearn

24, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Thousands of dead carp wash up on South Australia’s beaches
Invasive fish carried in flood waters die in marine environment, as scientists call for herpes virus to be considered in management

Tory Shepherd

24, Jan, 2023 @6:14 AM

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Endangered foods: why our diet is narrower than ever – and the UK urgently needs to save these seven foods
Cheshire cheese, beremeal and norfolk beefing apples are among the UK foods at risk of vanishing for ever. And it’s not just our palates that will suffer, but the planet

Clare Finney

23, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Mystery of England’s crab and lobster die-offs deepens as experts find no clear cause
Report criticised after saying deaths unlikely to be down to algal blooms or pollutant and suggesting possibility of new disease

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

20, Jan, 2023 @4:54 PM

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‘Feeble’ curbs will ban bottom trawling in only three marine parks in England
UK government’s piecemeal response to harmful practice attacked as too slow to stop ‘industrial fishing frenzy’

Karen McVeigh

19, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Freshwater fish more contaminated with ‘forever chemicals’ than in oceans
Study also says eating one serving of fish with PFAS could be equivalent to drinking contaminated water every day for a month

Tom Perkins

18, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Carp spawning event fills Murray-Darling flood waters with masses of flailing fish
Experts say while boom in invasive species is not good news for some native fish, there will be winners – including water birds

Graham Readfearn

12, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Anglers despair as trapped seal eats Essex lake’s stocks like it’s ‘in Waitrose’
Animal has been evading capture from Rochford fishing lake since mid-December

Alexandra Topping

11, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Befriending a wild animal will make you a better human – here’s why | Kate Ahmad
If you return to the same spot often enough, you’ll get to know the regulars

Kate Ahmad

06, Jan, 2023 @1:04 AM

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River Murray fish kill concerns grow as flood waters peak in South Australia
Authorities are confident peak flows have reached the state but worry a blackwater event may follow

Royce Kurmelovs

31, Dec, 2022 @7:00 PM

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