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Fish With “Human Teeth”? You Won’t Believe The Explanation

A fish with HUMAN teeth? This is what a fisherman in Russia claimed to have captured after reeling in a most peculiar sea animal. Aleks Korobov was fishing at Arkhangelsk Oblast district’s Northern Dvina River when he caught the creature. At first the 50-year-old was convinced he’d hooked an ordinary bream. Said Korobov, “I opened its gills which were nice …

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Zombie Bass Caught Using Electric Shocks

Every year, over $48 billion is spent on fishing in America. This is why a group of researchers decided to study what types of fish are in our lakes, more specifically the Tennessee Valley Authority lakes in Alabama. Bernie Fuller is one of nine researchers that took part on the expedition last week. Rather than simply throwing out a line …

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Endangered Minnow Populations Back To Normal

A small minnow has become the first fish to ever be removed from the endangered species list. The small chub only lives in the backwaters of Oregon and scientists recently confirmed it was no longer at risk for extinction. “We’re not saying it won’t need management,” said Paul Henson, Oregon director of Fish and Wildlife. “But they can leave the …

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Man Found Guilty of Importing Illegal Piranhas

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced that a New York man has pled guilty to illegally importing piranhas. Joel Rakower, the owner of a Queens-based fish importer named Transship Discounts, was charged with mislabeling piranhas imported into the U.S. The man allegedly instructed his Hong Kong fish supplier to mislabel shipments of piranhas, putting “silver tetras” on the shipping …

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Walking Shark Discovered Off Indonesian Island Halmahera

Dr. Mark Erdmann, senior advisor to the Indonesian Marine Program for Conservation International was involved in the discovery of a new species of shark on the reefs of eastern Indonesian island Halmahera. One that walks. Just take a look: Erdmann writes: The shark, which has the endearing quality of using its fins to “walk” across the ocean floor, calls attention …

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Tuna Capsizes Boat, Nearly Kills Fisherman

When most people think of Hawaii, they think of luaus, volcanoes, gorgeous sunsets over calm waters. Paradise, in other words. Those who go fishing in those waters know that the surf can be rough–especially during their “winter” months–but these aren’t “Deadliest Catch” conditions. However, one man recently had the fight of his life while battling a monstrous tuna off the …

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Lionfish Moving into the Atlantic Coast, Caribbean

A deep-sea expedition last month found that Atlantic Ocean lionfish are moving into the Atlantic coast in large numbers. Even more disturbing for researchers was the fact that the lionfish found during the expedition were large, meaning they can more easily reproduce and travel to varying depths. The expedition was the first to use a deep-sea diving submersible to examine …

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Seattle Man Catches 200-Year-Old Fish

It’s a real fish tale, and one that Henry Liebman’s buddies will likely never be able to top. Liebman is a real estate developer from Seattle, Washington. He likes to fish, just like lots of other guys, But Liebman headed out to fish a couple of weeks ago with an agenda. He wanted to land a shortraker rockfish. Trouble is, …

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Oarfish: Odd, Giant Sea Creature Caught On Video

Oarfish are pretty odd looking creatures; if you were to brush up against one while swimming in the ocean, it might make you think twice about going in the water for a while. But scientists say they are fascinating deep-sea dwellers who offer few answers about their species while alive; most of what we know about oarfish comes from specimens …

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Seafood Mislabeled 33% of the Time in the U.S., Shows Study

A new study by ocean conservation group Oceana has shown that one-third of the seafood sold in the U.S. could be mislabeled. Many of the mislabeled sea food products were a different type of fish than what was put on the label. “The kind of mislabeling we’re talking about in this study is substituting one species of fish for the …

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Scientists Capture The Birth Of A Thought On Video

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I wonder what my thoughts look like?” It’s the kind of meta-question that you normally would never ponder, but some scientists have captured the birth of a thought on video for the first time. The Epoch Times reports that researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Genetics recently captured video of a thought as it …

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