Oceanpedia Critter finder Fish Eels

To many people eels are slimy snake-like creatures to be avoided but eels are fish not snakes and seeing one in its natural reef environment can be quite a spectacle. Moray eels are common reef residents. Normally found with their head sticking out of a cave they can appear quite aggressive but don’t judge a […]

How Fish Eat Part 2 (SLOW MOTION UNDERWATER!) – Smarter Every Day 119

Hey it’s me Destin, welcome back to Smarter Every Day. So in the last episode of Smarter Every Day we revealed that fish eat by sucking in the water by opening up their mouth and then once they do that they allow the water to exit back behind the operculum by opening up their gill […]

Are You More Forgetful Than A Fish?

Whether it’s Pixar’s Dory with short-term memory loss or the saying “He has the brain of a goldfish” or constantly told that fish are simple and have poor memories, but are they more complex than we think? This is the rotating snake illusion. As you move your eyes the snakes appear to be moving in […]