The catch may set a record for the biggest catfish ever caught using a rod and reel.
Thanks to a strong recovery, the small minnow has been removed from the federal list of endangered and threatened animals.
Penguins can only taste two flavors, salty and sour, according to new research that sheds light on why temperature is so important to food appreciation.
The ocean sunfish basks in surface light to regulate its body temperature and prepare for chilly dives.
Researchers were startled to find fish, crustaceans and jellyfish near a submersible camera after drilling through nearly 2,500 feet of Antarctic ice.
An extensive new study ranks the largest animals in the ocean.
The remains of a 415-million-year-old fish skull from Siberia offer hints about the origins of all jawed vertebrates, ranging from reptiles to humans.
This year certainly held its own when it came to the describing of deeply odd animals. From a cavefish with its anus directly behind its head, to a marsupial whose males mate furiously until they die of stress, 2014 had something for everyone.
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