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Salmon Use Magnetic Map to Find Rivers

February 7, 2013, 12:00 pm

After traveling the Pacific Ocean for years, sockeye salmon find their way home to their birthplaces using the Earth’s magnetic field, new research shows.

Baby Sharks Freeze to Prevent Predator Detection (Video)

January 10, 2013, 3:00 pm

Even while growing inside their egg cases, some embryonic sharks keep very still when predators are nearby to avoid being detected.

SCIENCE IN PICS: Thorny Babies Onboard

December 23, 2012, 3:00 pm

Thorny seahorses, Hippocampus histrix, inhabit sandy and reef substrates in the Western Pacific.

SCIENCE IN PICS: The Lure of the Painted Frogfish

December 14, 2012, 3:00 pm

The painted frogfish, Antennarius pictus, is also known as the painted anglerfish because it uses a lure to attract prey, like all frogfish.

SCIENCE IN PICS: Leaf Scorpionfish

December 7, 2012, 3:00 pm

Leaf scorpionfish are found in various parts of the world, including the tropical Indo-Pacific and the Red Sea.

SCIENCE IN PICS: Spot the Pygmy Seahorse

October 12, 2012, 7:45 am

Bargibanti pygmy seahorses, Hippocampus bargibanti, are typically grey with red tubercles, but orange variations are commonly found at Seraya in Bali.

SCIENCE IN PICS: A School of Razorfish Hangs Together

September 29, 2012, 2:28 pm

Razorfish, Aeoliscus strigatus, inhabit seagrass beds and coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific, and spend their whole lives in a vertical position.

Swordfish Broiled With Tuscan Beans

September 12, 2012, 3:45 pm

Dried beans, cooked with olive oil, garlic, and either rosemary or sage, are eaten all over Tuscany, especially in Florence, where their preparation is taken very seriously. One method even involves putting the beans into a glass flask and simmering [...]

Tropical Fish Ear Bones Reveal High Habitat Connectivity

September 4, 2012, 9:00 am

Migration of juvenile reef fish from coastal seagrass beds and mangroves to coral reefs is much more complex than previously realized, according to a new study in the Red Sea [...]

Caught Up in Wild Salmon

August 20, 2012, 3:54 am

My all-time favorite fish is fresh, wild-caught Alaska salmon. Granted, it can be on the pricey side, especially if you order it at a restaurant, but cooking salmon is [...]


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