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Tour The Fish Farm Hidden In A Hong Kong High-Rise

In cities as crowded as Hong Kong, there is nowhere to go but up, up, up — even for fish. So, on the 15th floor of a high-rise, is a mini ocean in the sky: 80,000 litres of salt water where young groupers swim under cool, blue light. Could this be the future of urban farming?


This Fluff Ball Is A Vicious Beast That Eats Fish Larger Than Itself

Short poem for the bloody hairy frogship: Oh how cute, the hairy frogfish. Walks around, the mighty sea. Check him out, he chomps some fresh dish. What a bastard, you must agree.


What Happens When You Throw Four Sharks Into A Giant School Of Fish

Four blacktip reef sharks swim amongst a school of bait fish off the coast of Argentina. The fish, naturally, do not seem happy to see said sharks. That is most certainly because the sharks are hungry…


Sushi Chef Makes Miniature Sushi With A Single Grain Of Rice

Sushi is at its most delicious when it’s simple. Obviously years of training is required to become a master sushi chef and details matter immensely but you can boil down the essence of sushi to rice and fish. Yum, however you slice it. But could you make sushi even simpler? One sushi chef did. He used a single grain of rice to create flavour packed nibbles.


This Soft Robot Fish From MIT Acts Almost Like The Real Thing

It used to be we feared robots of the hard, angular persuasion, the best example being the Terminator. I suppose if one turned up on your doorstep, shotgun and/or beating heart in hand, you’d empty your into your jocks, but now our mechanical future foes can adopt a more sinister, useful form — the soft and extremely mobile kind.


This Model Tuna Makes Gutting Fish A Much Less Messy Game

It turns out that “fish wholesaler” and “toy designer” are not mutually exclusive professions: Kazuyoshi Watanabe, a Tokyo fish wholesaler, created this wooden tuna to teach people how to properly gut the fish.


A Tornado Of Fish Looks Like A Scary Sea Monster Demon

But it also looks sort of beautiful. In a if this school of fish surrounds you, your skin will melt, your flesh will be eaten raw and your bones will be cleaned dry kind of way. Real tornadoes are probably still scarier but fish tornadoes look like the sentient arm of some sick underworld cartoon monster.


This Fish Is Driving Its Own Motorised Aquarium

It’s always a good idea to give your pets lots of exercise and freedom. But how does that work with fish that are reliant on a tank full of water to live? That’s easy; you just strap its aquarium to an RC car and rig up a device that lets the fish steer.


What Do Fertiliser, Omega-3 Pills And Pig Feed Have In Common? A Fish

You have never seen a menhaden, but you have eaten one. Although no one sits down to a plate of these silvery, bug-eyed, foot-long fish at a seafood restaurant, menhaden travel through the human food chain mostly undetected in the bodies of other species, hidden in salmon, pork, onions and many other foods.


There Is Technically No Such Thing As An Electric Eel

There are, however, electric fish: 2.4m long, 600 volt, mouth breathing, alligator-killing fish.