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Fish in Tanks? No, Thanks!
Offbeat  (tags: fish, tanks, tropical fish )

Lone
- 7 days ago - peta.org
Fragile tropical fish, who were born to dwell in the majestic seas and forage among brilliantly colored coral reefs, suffer miserably when they are forced to spend their lives in glass tanks.
Sea Shepherd Seeks End to Hawaii's Aquarium Trade
Offbeat  (tags: Sea shepherd, Hawaii, aquarium, reefs, fish, stolen, cruelty, Eco systems )

Marie
- 25 days ago - mnn.com
Organization is hoping to expose a multi-billion dollar industry that they say has 'little or no enforcement, monitoring and limits.'
Fish Have Feelings Too: Expert Claims Creatures Experience Pain in the Same Way Humans Do
Offbeat  (tags: Fish, feelings, humans, feel pain, expert, fishing )

Marie
- 32 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Fishing may not seem like such a relaxing sport anymore, as scientists claim to have found that fish feel pain, just like humans.
Scary Fanged Cannibal Fish Washes Ashore ... Alive!
Offbeat  (tags: fish, evil- looking, alive, NC, wildlife, unusual )

Giana
- 67 days ago - news.discovery.com
Visitors to Jennette's Pier in Nags Head, North Carolina, were shocked last week when an evil-looking fanged fish washed up alive on the shore.
Third of Species in German Seas Endangered
Offbeat  (tags: German, waters, endangered, fish, sponge, sand coral, sad news )

Marie
- 74 days ago - m.thelocal.de
Ecologists have called for more marine nature protection zones, as nearly a third of fish and other sea species in German waters are now considered endangered.
Mystery Hum Keeping People Awake May Be Love-Making Fish
Offbeat  (tags: hum, noise, sleep, humans, fish, love making, bizarre )

Giana
- 274 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A mysterious humming noise which is keeping people awake at night could be down to fish making love, scientists claim.
18-Foot Sea Creature Found Off California Coast
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bizarre, fish, humans, interesting, odd, photos, pictures, rare, unusual, wildlife, world )

Caree
- 283 days ago - news.msn.com
A marine science instructor snorkeling off the Southern California coast spotted something out of a fantasy novel: the silvery carcass of an 18-foot-long, serpent-like oarfish. Jasmine Santana of the Catalina Island Marine Institute needed more than 15...
7 Masters of Disguise in the Animal Kingdom
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, photos, environment, animals, animal camouflage, animal disguises, animals, coral reefs, fish, moths, octopus )

Zora
- 347 days ago - care2.com
Lots of our animal cousins blend into their backgrounds with color patterns that match bark, grasses, and other habitats, but some go the extra mile: they pretend to be someone else.
Strange Fish With Teeth Caught in Tennessee River
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, strange, fish, discovery )

Giana
- 367 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Chris Brasher of Huntsville, Alabama was out fishing at Ditto Landing on the Tennessee River and pulled in an odd looking fish. As reported by WAFF 48 News, Brasher said he hasn't seen another sea creature like it in his 20 years of fishing.
Amazing X-Ray Close-Up Pictures Of Deep Sea Fish (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: x-ray, fish, skeleton, interesting, Smithsonian, exhibit, animals, bizarre, odd, off-beat, unusual, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 828 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The deep sea's real-life monsters are getting close-up time in the spotlight in a traveling Smithsonian exhibit called "X-Ray Vision: Fish Inside Out," the striking X-Ray images aallow scientists to "study the skeleton of a fish without dissecting them."
Animals Vs. Laser Pointers VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, dog, fish, laser pointers, funny, animals, funny, interesting, unusual, pets, humor )

Lindsey
- 864 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
This is mostly cats...but near the end there is actually a dog, a bird, and a FISH that chase the laser pointer. I have never seen that so I thought I would share!
Giant 40-Foot Whaleshark Caught
Offbeat  (tags: animals, news, interesting, photos, fish, whaleshark )

Emina
- 899 days ago - worldsbiggests.com
A giant 40-foot whaleshark from the Arabian sea was brought to a port city in Pakistan by a group of fisherman.
Help On Hand For Quake-Zone Fish Owners
Offbeat  (tags: fish, tropical species, help, disaster-hit areas, aquarium, fish tank, Kawasaki, environmental conservation, Osakana Post )

Naoko
- 1126 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
A Kawasaki-based environmental conservation group is accepting aquaruim fish, mostly foreign tropcal species requiring well-equipped fish tanks, from owners in disaster-hit areas who can no longer afford the hobby.
TV's 'Mr.Fish' Finds 'Extinct' Salmon in Yamanashi Lake
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, fish, salmon, kunimasu, extinct, acidic water, hydro-electric plant, found, Japan, Yamanashi, lake, sakanakun, Mr, Fish, Kyoto University, news )

Naoko
- 1317 days ago - asahi.com
The "kunimasu" salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka kawamurae) was thought ot have fallen victim to Japan's hydro-electric power development program in 1940.
Salmon Thought Extinct Found Living in Lake Near Mt. Fuji
Offbeat  (tags: fish, salmon, extinct, found, Lake Saiko, near Mt.Fuji, Akita, kunimasu, sakana-kun, Japan )

Naoko
- 1318 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A type of fresh-water salmon listed by the Ministry of the Environment as being extinct, is living in Lake Saiko in Yamanashi Prefecture near Mount Fuji, according to researchers at the Kyoto University Museum.
 

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