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Diver Getting His Teeth Cleaned By Fish Is Viscerally Upsetting

Video: Hey buddo, I get it. Going to the dentist is no fun and fish need to eat. It’s logical — symbiotic even. And fish aren’t going to chastise you about cavities, or drinking too much coffee, or not flossing. And they won’t try to talk to you about classic cars while inside your mouth (looking at you, Dr Gershon).


A 37,000 Litre Fish Tank Seems Like Too Much Work

Video: Any kind of home aquarium takes an inordinate amount of upkeep. Everything needs cleaning and filtering and feeding all the damn time. And fish are nasty little bastards who can’t love you and won’t hesitate to eat each other.


BearCam Is Back

Video: It’s time for some hot bear-on-fish action.


Holy Crap, This Is A Lot Of Freaking Sharks

Video: Smithsonian Channel’s Secrets of Shark Island is a wonderful documentary about the ecosystem in the waters around the Revillagigedo Islands, a group of four volcanic islands 386km off of Mexico. Because it’s “the only natural juncture for miles” in the Pacific Ocean, there’s a lot going on around there. Most scarily, a shit ton of migrating sharks. My God, just look at all them.


Swimming In A Vortex Of Sardines Looks Quite Beautiful

Video: There’s nothing I want more in the world than to be surrounded by so many sardines in the ocean that it looks like you’re stepping into a magical vortex that will transport you to another dimension. Which means, I need to book a ticket to the Philippines, drive to the airport, figure out how to get to Moalboal, Cebu, rent a scuba mask, take a deep breath, and then dive into the ocean.


Unsettling Experiment Shows That Fish Can Recognise Human Faces

We don’t usually think of fish as being particularly smart, but a new experiment reveals that at least one species of tropical fish is capable of distinguishing between human faces. Scientists have never seen fish do this before, and it’s changing our understanding of these creatures and how brains work.


Live Fish Photographed Inside A Jellyfish Knows The Furthest Depths Of Regret

While freediving in their home of Byron Bay, Australia, photographer Tim Samuel and videographer Franny Plumridge stumbled on a rare sight: A fish stuck inside a jellyfish. The fish was apparently somewhat able to steer its new and permanent hat.


Young Fish Get Hooked On Plastic Microbeads

European researchers have discovered that larval fish love to gobble up plastic microbeads, which stunts their growth and makes them more vulnerable to predators. It’s yet another reason to ban these awful materials and to limit the amount of plastic entering into our lakes and oceans.


Australia Will Fight Its Pesky Fish Population With $15 Million Worth Of HerpesĀ 

Australia has a carp problem. According to Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce, managing the fish — also known as “Australia’s worst freshwater aquatic pest” — costs about $500 million per year.


Watch A Chef Make A Dish With A Poisonous Pufferfish

Video: In order to serve fugu (pufferfish) in Japan, a chef needs to have a special licence. That’s because fugu is poisonous, toxic and lethal. So why would someone eat something that could kill you? Because when prepared properly, it’s safe to eat and delicious. Watch chef Sasaki, a fugu specialist for over 45 years, prepare his fugu dish.


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