This is a photo of a prehistoric-looking predatory fish called a Longnose Lancetfish, taken by @skipperrutts. According to Wikipedia, "Very little is known about their biology, though they are widely distributed in all oceans, except the polar seas."
A popular recreational and commercial fish - the native walleye - is at risk of disappearing as invasions of the competitive, predatory smallmouth bass move into Ontario lakes, a new study from York University has found.
This horrific-looking prehistoric water monster has returned to England’s rivers. Yay? The lamprey is an eel-like fish that dates back hundreds of millions of years, well before the dinosaurs; many call it a “living fossil.” The lar...
Earth's first big predatory monster predated the dinosaurs and lived in Iowa, researchers say
Longnose lancetfish Alepisaurus ferox, photographed by Paulo De Oliveira. For today's post, I'm going to tackle the Alepisauroidei. The exact scope of this clade of fishes has changed a bit between authors; here, I'm focusing on the...