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Sex was invented by fish in Scotland
Sex was invented by fish in Scotland
The act of sexual intercourse was invented by ancient armoured fish around 385 million years ago, in the lakes of Scotland, a new study has revealed...
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Practical Fishkeeping on Thursday 23 October, 2014, 17:14
Fish use colour-coded fins to send messages
Fish use colour-coded fins to send messages
Male Bluefin killifish communicate with other members of the species using their fins, a new study has fou...
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Practical Fishkeeping on Thursday 23 October, 2014, 16:27
A busy Open Show for Sheaf Valley!
A busy Open Show for Sheaf Valley!
One of Yorkshire’s most active clubs is the Sheaf Valley Aquarist Society (SVAS), which held its annual Open Show on Sunday, October 1...
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Dr David Ford on Thursday 23 October, 2014, 12:50
Cichlids play too!
Cichlids play too!
Fish just want to have fun - scientists studying a group of male Tropheus have documented play in cichli...
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Practical Fishkeeping on Thursday 23 October, 2014, 12:03
50ft crab spotted in Kent
50ft crab spotted in Kent
This image appears to show what news reports have dubbed Crabzilla - a giant crab spotted lurking under the water in Whitstab...
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Practical Fishkeeping on Friday 17 October, 2014, 10:04
Police investigate attempted sharknapping!
Police investigate attempted sharknapping!
Staff at a wildlife centre in Florida were shocked to discover that someone had tried to steal a 90cm/3ft shark overnight...
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Practical Fishkeeping on Thursday 16 October, 2014, 11:38
Alien invaders displacing local fish in the Yamuna River
Alien invaders displacing local fish in the Yamuna River
A team of scientists studying the fish population in the Yamuna River, the largest tributary of the Ganges in northern India, have found that alien fish species are now dominating the 950km stretch of riv...
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Sean Evans on Wednesday 15 October, 2014, 17:44
Cichlid egg-spots shed light on evolutionary mechanism
Cichlid egg-spots shed light on evolutionary mechanism
Keepers of African cichlids will be familiar with the egg-spots that adorn the males of many mouth-brooding cichlids. These induce the female to approach this area when picking up eggs during spawning, allowing the male to fertilise th...
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Sean Evans on Wednesday 15 October, 2014, 17:21
Fish more aggressive towards ‘true’ rivals
Fish more aggressive towards ‘true’ rivals
The results of previous studies of aggression in territorial species may be potentially undermined by new research showing that fish do not react to reflections in the same way as they would react to a rival...
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Sean Evans on Wednesday 15 October, 2014, 16:54
Giant fish rescued from underground tank at restaurant
Giant fish rescued from underground tank at restaurant
A Giant gourami can now spread his fins after being removed from a tiny underground tank in the middle of a restaurant floor, and moved to a more spacious new home at SEA LIFE London Aquari...
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Practical Fishkeeping on Wednesday 15 October, 2014, 12:33


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