Fish Science

FishSens Staff
By: FishSens Staff

Prehistoric Fish Found Near Mississippi Spillway

Investigators at Mississippi State University say that it’s important not to underestimate different habitat types after finding prehistoric fish near the spillway in the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge. They have found unexpectedly high numbers of paddlefish, a fish typically found in larger waterways.

FishSens Staff
By: FishSens Staff

Fish Ladders For South Dakota Streams

The effectiveness of fish ladders can be debated, but that hasn’t stopped a few professors at South Dakota State University from designing some to help fish in their state. Over last summer, they worked to test the effectiveness of their ladder design for aiding fish passage.

FishSens Staff
By: FishSens Staff

Conjoined Nile Tilapia Caught In China

A fisherman in China was surprised earlier in May when he pulled a pair of conjoined nile tilapia from his pond, according to the Daily Mail. The fish are certainly not pretty to look at, and really only one of them is reasonably functional as a fish.