Category: ocean wildlife

How Fish Depend on Sharks For Scratch Relief

Marine biologists have discovered that when fish are faced with the dilemma of developing an itch offshore in the open ocean, yet with no hands, plants, or animals to help them scratch it, they have a curious solution of seeking out their predators—sharks. Viewing thousands of hours of video footage, Australian marine ecologist Chris Thompson…


Sharks Are the Answer for Fish Looking for a Scratch

Marine biologists have discovered that when fish are faced with the dilemma of developing an itch offshore in the open ocean, yet with no hands, plants, or animals to help them scratch it, they have a curious solution of seeking out their predators—sharks. Viewing thousands of hours of video footage, Australian marine ecologist Chris Thompson…


Where Do Fish Go for Scratch Relief? Their Predators

Marine biologists have discovered that when fish are faced with the dilemma of developing an itch offshore in the open ocean, yet with no hands, plants, or animals to help them scratch it, they have a curious solution of seeking out their predators—sharks. Viewing thousands of hours of video footage, Australian marine ecologist Chris Thompson…


2 Swimmers Attacked by Dolphin in Japan, Suffer Minor Injuries

Two swimmers in Japan suffered minor injuries after being attacked by a dolphin, the latest in a series of incidents that prompted authorities to warn beachgoers against approaching the mammals. The Fukui Coast Guard Station said Monday that it received a call at about 11:40 a.m. on Aug. 7 about a 39-year-old woman and a…