Category: Fish

Protection Money

The Mexican government and insurance company Swiss Re have joined force to create an insurance policy for the coral reef off the coast of Cancun. This marks the first time something like this...

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How to hypnotize a shark

Sharks, alongside many other aquatic and terrestrial animals exhibit a phenomenon known as tonic immobility or ‘apparent death’, a reflex that causes the animal to enter a hypnotic or trance like state. Whilst...

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The gentle giant of the sea

Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) are the world’s largest fish, growing up 12 metres in length and weighing up to 12,500 kg. They are known for their gentle nature, sometimes letting divers swim with...

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Breakthrough for British Beavers: Native species status awarded to Scottish populations

After years of uncertainty, the Scottish government has finally announced that the two populations of Eurasian beaver currently residing in Scotland will be allowed to stay through the granting of native species status....

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