Tag: fish

Apr 28, 2015

Going for a Swim with a Million Fish

Going for a Swim with a Million Fish

William Mitchell takes an enchanting dive into an infinite sea of Silversides in Grand Cayman. The song is “You Remain” by William Ryan Fritch.

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Mar 17, 2015

This is What a Piranha Feeding Frenzy Looks Like

This is What a Piranha Feeding Frenzy Looks Like

Spoiler: It’s terrifying

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Feb 26, 2015

Fisherman Catches and Releases Record Breaking 280-pound Catfish

Fisherman Catches and Releases Record Breaking 280-pound Catfish

Fisherman Dino Ferrari caught and released a Wels Catfish weighing 280-pounds (127 kg) and measuring 8 ft 9 in. (2.67 m) in length. The 280-pound behemoth is believed to be the largest catfish ever caught with a rod and reel. Ferrari caught the fish on 19 February 2015 in the Po Delta, an area…

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Jan 22, 2015

Swimming with Giant Manta Rays in Ecuador

Swimming with Giant Manta Rays in Ecuador

Watch these divers swim with Giant Manta Rays off the coast of Ayangue, Ecuador. What an unforgettable experience this would be!

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Jan 14, 2015

The Largest Creatures in the Ocean [Chart]

The Largest Creatures in the Ocean [Chart]

A team of scientists led by Craig McClain have just published, “Sizing ocean giants: patterns of intraspecific size variation in marine megafauna“, a research paper dedicated to the review and analysis of 25 ocean giants ranging across the animal kingdom. The paper explains: The largest living representatives of most taxa occur in the oceans……

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Dec 21, 2014

Guy Catches Monster Lake Trout Ice Fishing 32 km Out on Lake Superior

Guy Catches Monster Lake Trout Ice Fishing 32 km Out on Lake Superior

Watch this guy catch and release a monster lake trout while ice fishing about 20 miles out onto Lake Superior. I love how excited they are!

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Dec 14, 2014

Picture of the Day: Kiss from a Puffer Fish

Picture of the Day: Kiss from a Puffer Fish

Photograph by Brocken Inaglory Seen here is a white-spotted puffer (Arothron hispidus) just off the coast of Big Island, Hawaii. The white-spotted puffer is a medium-sized puffer fish and can reach 50 cm length. It is light grey in color with small white spots. It also has concentric contrasting white and dark grey lines…

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Nov 26, 2014

Tiny Pufferfish Spends a Week Creating Art on the Ocean Floor to Attract a Mate

Tiny Pufferfish Spends a Week Creating Art on the Ocean Floor to Attract a Mate

Watch this tiny Japanese pufferfish creates a grand sand sculpture on the featureless seabed by using his fins to dig furrows. He uses this to attract the attention of passing females. According to the BBC, this mating ritual can take the pufferfish an entire week of around the clock work. The clip is from…

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Nov 24, 2014

Rare Footage of a Live Anglerfish 2000 ft Underwater

Rare Footage of a Live Anglerfish 2000 ft Underwater

Deep-sea anglerfish are strange and elusive creatures that are very rarely observed in their natural habitat. Fewer than half a dozen have ever been captured on film or video by deep diving research vehicles. This little angler, about 9 cm long, is named Melanocetus. It is also known as the Black Seadevil and it…

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Sep 25, 2014

Rare Footage of a Spotted Moray Eel Befriending a Diver

Rare Footage of a Spotted Moray Eel Befriending a Diver

World renowned marine conservationist and scuba diving pioneer Valerie Taylor talks with the Central Florida Aquarium Society about her special friendship with a spotted moray eel. The spotted moray (Gymnothorax moringa) is a medium to large moray eel that can grow upwards of 7 feet (2.13 m) long.

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