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The Seahorse is Creature of the Month

Seahorses are delightful to spot, curling onto sponges, coral or sea grass. They range in size from the tiny Hippocampus denise which is...

Creature of the month: masked puffer fish

Distinctive looking, this small pufferfish has a black mask over its eyes reaching back to its pectoral fins, and a black mouth. It is...

Greenpeace confronts Mediterranean Tuna Fishermen

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior has headed off to sea on a campaign to defend the Mediterranean and halt destructive bluefin tuna fishing operations....

Creature of the Month: Moorish Idol, Zanclus cornutus

You see the Moorish Idol in ones, twos or large groups in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It's not found in the Northern...
Lionfish

Lionfish begin invasion into Mediterranean Sea: Cyprus already colonised

Scientists urge divers to remove lionfish whent they see them in the Mediterranean as they are a huge threat to native species

How fish punish queue jumpers

Fish use the threat of punishment to keep would-be jumpers in the mating queue firmly in line and the social order stable, a new...

Blue Tang is Creature of the Month

Blue Tangs are often found roaming the reef, in search of their favourite food - algae. They are surgeonfish which may appear either singly...

Creature of the Month: Dragonet, Callionymus lyra

One hundred and eighty-six species of the "Little Dragon" fish live from Iceland in the North to the Indo-Pacific oceans in the South. ...
Potato Cod

Potato Cod is Creature of the Month

The mighty potato cod of Australia and the Pacific grows to 2 m long and can weigh 110 kg (242 lbs or over 17...
Three-Sport Dascyllus and clownfish

Creature of the Month is the Threespot Dascyllus

If you have dived in the Red Sea, Indian or Eastern Pacific Ocean, you will probably have seen shoals of these small black fish....