What’s Inside A Puffer Fish?

If there’s one thing you know about puffer fish, it’s that they can do this. When aggravated by a predator, they, you know, puff up. Some puffers, like the porcupine fish, become a bona fide spike ball, moving through the water seemingly out of control. But if you peer inside a puffer, you’ll learn that […]

The right way to kill a fish

This is the most humane way to kill a fish. Stabbing it in the brain, and cutting it open to bleed out. I know, it looks gruesome, but trust me, it’s better than the alternative for the fish, and for you. Most fish are killed the same way: Scooped out of the water, thrown in […]

Some Sharks Live for 500 Years, What Can We Learn From Them?

Most species of shark evolved in the oceans before the first trees evolved on earth. They’ve been around up to 450 million years and have survived 4 mass extinctions so far.Many of the OG ancient sharks that first started to appear millions of years ago remain virtually unchanged today, like this frilled shark–yeah, that guy’s […]

India and Sri Lanka’s violent fight over fish

I’m here in one of the weirdest pieces of land I’ve ever been flying my drone over the Indian Ocean. There’s a battle going on out here. It’s not a battle for land or for people. This is a battle about fish. One fishermen was killed and five others injured after Sri Lankan Navy opened […]

Why Atlantic fish are invading the Arctic

As many as half of Earth’s species may be already migrating to escape warming temperatures. Plants are inching northward and so are many animals. The Arctic ecosystem is particularly vulnerable to invasion. Scientists aboard this research ship are hunting the most important fish in the Arctic: polar cod. Mixed in with the Arctic fish are […]