UC San Diego’s Birch Aquarium has successfully bred and hatched a pair of rare weedy sea dragons, making Birch one of the few aquariums in the world to carry out such breeding. The inch-long fish appear
Cassiopea jellyfish make up for their lack of tentacles by releasing gooey clouds full of autopiloted stingers. Swim through the mangrove forest waters of the world, from the coasts of Florida to Micronesia,
Likely a new species still in the process of evolving and losing its eyes, the Indian animal is 10 times heavier than any known cave fish. About 250 species of subterranean fish are known on Earth, eking
(CNN) — About five to 10 million years ago, giant turtles that dwarfed humans roamed freshwater swamps in South America. Researchers have uncovered shells belonging to Stupendemys geographicus, the largest
Spotted recently off the Great Barrier Reef, the little-seen fish's rosy hue is not due to infection or diet, scientists say. Photographer Kristian Laine was freediving recently off the southernmost island
We're setting the record straight on which cold-dwelling creature lives where. With their vast, icy landscapes and long periods of darkness or daylight, the polar regions can appear pretty much the same.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two environmental groups gave formal notice Friday that they will sue to protect endangered Alaska beluga whales from problems caused by oil and gas operations. The announcement