The anatomy of the fish could help us understand how our ancestors evolved
It’s rarely very hard to persuade famous people to take their clothes off for a cause
Snapping shrimps are the loudest invertebrate in the sea but risk being silenced by the end of the century
'Some people thought it might be this bizarre, swimming mollusc. We decided to throw every possible analytical technique at it'
The fish dug its spines into the woman's belly while she was swimming in Brazil
The creature finally died after travelling to differrent villages as a weird exhibit
The WWF said that as fish stocks decline, 'meeting the basic needs of a growing human population will become an even greater challenge'
Tiny pellets of plastic so small that more than 500 fit in a single egg cup are washing up on beaches in Britain - and posing a significant threat to marine wildlife.
The fish already injured swimmers cooling down from the heat last month
I was waiting for the Australian author, Christos Tsiolkas to begin his first UK event this week and, as the audience filed in from the drizzle, I noticed a particular absence in the room. That of women. It was just me until – phew – three others slunk in. Tsiolkas's reading at a Bloomsbury basement bar had been organised by the bookshop Gay's the Word, so the clue was in the title, but I was thrown at first, to be among an audience with shared affinities that reared themselves – fascinatingly – during the discussion.
The incredible image was captured from the tiny island of Lovund in central Norway after temperatures suddenly dipped, freezing the water and trapping the fish
Arts Theatre, London
A fish supper with a twist as Heston cooks up a classic
Discovery of an ancient sea predator might also re-write the history of our evolution from the seas
Small piranha-like fish was found in European waters for the first time in August
Campaigners urge UK firm to halt imports from Icelandic fishing giant with links to whalers