Posts tagged "goldfish"

3,0000 Fish Compete For The Title Of “World Goldfish Queen”

Well this pretty much made my life. Last week, a warehouse in Fuzhou, China hosted 3,000 goldfish from 14 countries around the world as they competed for the title of "World Goldfish Queen." Contestants in the first annual International Goldfish Championship were judged on the following criteria: body shape, swimming gesture, color and overall impression.

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 19, 2012

Fish Were First To Make Mating Noises

After studying the nerve networks of a bunch of vertebrates, scientists think that fish were the first animals to make audible mating calls. "I'm not saying fish have a language or are using higher powers of the brain," said lead researcher Professor Andrew H. Bass of Cornell Uniersity. "But some of the networks of neurons,…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 21, 2008