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Puerto Rico

Unique veins make car-tire-sized opah the world's first warm-blooded fish

The opah fish is able to keep its body warmer than its surroundings, which grants it some special powers over its cold-blooded compadres.<p>The opah, or moonfish, is kind of like the Rudolph of the fish world. It's not at all like the other reindeer -- um, I mean fish -- but its unique quality makes …

Zoology

Another waterway near 2016 Rio Olympic Village is suddenly full of dead fish

Less than one year before the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, fish are once again dying in large quantities near the Olympic venues in Rio and polluted waters are being blamed.<p>Over the weekend, "thousands of tilapia, sea bass and mullets" started washing up on the shore of Rio de Janeiro's …

Brazil

Where Do Fish Go in a Storm?

The authors can’t say exactly where the fish disappeared to, but they think they either ducked into the reef for shelter, or swam for calmer …

Sea Snake And Horrifying Fish Get Locked In Battle To The Death

This circle of terror is, unfortunately, a very real battle of the poisonous captured off the coast of Australia, as if the country didn't have enough terrifying creatures already.<p>The two beasts above, a sea snake and a fish that appears to be a venomous stonefish, were spotted by Australian …

No fine increase for NHL owner who damaged B.C. fish habitat

Print<p>Related<p>KAMLOOPS - Prosecutors in British Columbia have failed to persuade a judge to increase a fine against the owner of the NHL's Dallas Stars …

This Fish Just Prematurely Ejaculated on President Obama

So that happened.<p>This video is pretty standard White House photo op fare. The president greets some locals, they hand him a big fish to hold—snap snap snap—another day's work. That is until around the 45-second mark, when one of the workers at Kanakanak Beach hands Obama a freshly-netted salmon, …

Loneliness

Guys, It Was So Cold In Norway Last Weekend That A School Of Fish Froze In Place (PHOTO)

It was awfully cold in Lovund, Norway, last weekend. So cold, in fact, that a school of herring that strayed too close to shore apparently froze in place.<p>Ingolf Kristiansen captured a picture of bizarre phenomenon Sunday. The image was then provided to the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation</i> …

Salmon fishing in Norway - with Vegard Heggem

The former Liverpool footballer Vegard Heggem knows what it’s like to wait for his moment. The <b>Norwegian</b> attacking fullback, who played for the side between 1998 and 2000, was much admired at Anfield. However, it was four months after his debut before he netted his first goal – he passed three …

Angler Hooks Massive Seven-Foot-Long Halibut In Norway

A young Swedish angler recently managed to catch a massive halibut, which measured seven-feet-long and weighed in at over 220 pounds.<p>Erik Axner, 24, …