Friday Fish Review, No. 21
An unscientific, and often whimsical, collection of our favorite fishy finds of the week
- It's a strange, strange world as seen with an electron microscope. Behold, the hydrothermal worm, pictured above, a deep-sea creature found near hydrothermal vents in the ocean.
- For more on the sea floor, check out Google Earth's new tour From Crabs to Faultlines, 7 Ways Updated Google Earth Journeys to the Ocean Floor
- If you like seeing the world magnified, check out this shrimp tail at 230x
- A 375 million-year-old missing link fossil found in the Canadian province of Nunavut shows that the "genetic blueprint for arms, legs, fingers and toes existed in prehistoric fish long before some of them evolved into land animals exhibiting such features."
- In the world of giant fish, the LA Times asks: Can bluefin tuna farms work? In pens off Baja, an Icelandic company is raising the fish.
- The ocean goes glam, as Daily Candy reminds us that There's Nothing Fishy About Shellbound Rings
- If the crazy-hot weather has got you down, cool your mind Cool Off with Most Beautiful Waves Ever (Slideshow)