Scientists were Thursday working to classify a new species of giant jellyfish that washed up on an Australian beach, describing it as a "whopper" that took their breath away.
Japan has asked the World Trade Organisation to step into a row over Seoul's import ban on fish caught in waters near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, officials said Tuesday.
Leadership is an innate quality, said a fish study Wednesday that predicted trouble in animal social groups, also human ones, when natural roles are reversed.
Russia has suggested introducing a 5-year sturgeon-catching ban in the Caspian Sea in several months.
Around 15 million of young carps have been released in Vyacheslav dam lake in Akmola oblast.
Palaeontologists have made the surprising evolutionary discovery that ancient Australian fish may have had abdominal muscles, previously thought to have only developed in land animals.
Sturgeons may disappear completely in Kazakhstan in the nearest 4-5 years.
People age 65 and older who eat fish may live an average of two years longer than people who do not consume the omega-3 fatty acids found mainly in seafood.
French and South African biologists will dive to deep-sea caves in the Indian Ocean next month in a bid to locate the coelacanth, the "living fossil" fish whose history predates the dinosaurs.
Bakhtiyar Tolumetov, a fisherman from South Kazakhstan Oblast, caught the giant 150kg catfish for the first time in twenty years.
As fish get smaller under Man's environmental impact, they become more exposed to predators, which means a crucial food source will become more endangered than thought.
Specialized interregional economic court of Atyrau oblast declared Kazakhstan's AtyrauBalyk bankrupt.
A monster bluefin tuna sold for a record-breaking $1.8 million in the year's first auction at Japan's Tsukiji fish market on Saturday, nearly three times the previous high set last year.
It still remains a puzzle how the fish got to the freshwater lake and how it managed to survive in such an unusual habitat.
Palaeontologists in China said Wednesday they had found the world's oldest flying fish, a strange, snub-nosed creature that glided over water in a bid to evade predators some 240 million years ago.
Long spared because of their remoteness, the high seas have become an important hunting ground for fish trawlers and oil prospectors, putting at risk many marine species that call these waters home.
The piranha that weighed over two kilograms fell into the fishermen’s netting in the Irtysh River in Pavlodar oblast.
An Australian research team said Monday they have found an effective way to kill the destructive crown-of-thorns starfish, which is devastating coral reefs across the Pacific and Indian oceans.
Australian scientists said Friday there was now "striking evidence" of extensive southward migration of tropical fish and declines in other species due to climate change, in a major ocean report card.
Sri Lankan scientists have identified a new genus of fresh water fish and named it after the evolutionary biologist and renowned atheist Richard Dawkins.
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- Great Britain
- Caspian Sea
- United States
- South Africa
- Middle East & Africa
- Indian Ocean
- South Kazakhstan oblast
- Almaty oblast
- Sri Lanka