Chinese Fisherman Serve Up World's Largest Shark Steak
China - Mar 22, 2007 11:45 EST
It's no longer a secret how five loaves and two fish managed to feed the five thousand - especially if the sea-dwelling delicacies in question were as big as this mammoth fish.
More likely to eat than be eaten, this giant...
Melbourne Aquarium Fish Soon to be Swimming in 'Re-used' Water
Melbourne, Australia - Mar 21, 2007 13:26 EST
Melbourne Aquarium fish will be swimming in treated and re-used water in a new water-saving initiative announced today by Water Minister John Thwaites.
Treated water will be re-used in freshwater and salt exhibits in an innovative project that will save up...
Freak! Malaysian Fisherman Reels in Shark with 'Webbed Feet'
Penang, Malaysia - Mar 14, 2007 14:28 EST
Has anyone ever seen a baby shark with webbed feet? A worker of the Malaysian Fisheries Development Board (LKIM) in Batu Maung, Penang, made this unusual find when she was given the 1.7kg fish by a fisherman at the jetty...
Submariners Take Interest as Patent Filed for Simple Underwater GPS System
Washington, D.C. - Mar 13, 2007 18:26 EST
As any submariner can tell you, it’s not possible to use a satellite-based global positioning system (GPS) underwater. The dynamics of underwater acoustics simply do not allow for the constant communication from satellites that GPS requires to perform its...
Scientists: Crawling Robot Reveals How Fish Evolved
Washington, D.C. - Mar 9, 2007 16:36 EST
The first animal to crawl onto land from the ocean probably looked a bit like today's salamander, and researchers have wondered how it was able to switch from swimming to walking. Now, European scientists have built a robot with a...