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Image: Julian Finn, Museum Victoria.

Male squid unfazed by costly sex

Sex is costly. It can be time consuming, energetically demanding, and resource depleting. So, it makes sense to choose your mates wisely. Being choosy, however, might not always be for...

Image: Julian Finn, Museum Victoria.

Male squid unfazed by costly sex

Sex is costly. It can be time consuming, energetically demanding, and resource depleting. So, it makes sense to choose your mates wisely. Being choosy, however, might not always be for...

fishies

Colour matters in display of fish aggression

Biologists have unlocked new insights into the mysterious evolution of colour diversity among fish, and how aggression from other species plays a part in patterns of colour diversity observed in...

fishies

Colour matters in display of fish aggression

Biologists have unlocked new insights into the mysterious evolution of colour diversity among fish, and how aggression from other species plays a part in patterns of colour diversity observed in...

Amphilophus sagittae in Lake Xiloá

Fishy parents distinguish friend from foe

With intruders lurking everywhere, the volcanic crater lakes of Nicaragua can be a dangerous place to raise a family, especially if you’re a fish. Cichlid fish parents have come up...

Amphilophus sagittae in Lake Xiloá

Fishy parents distinguish friend from foe

With intruders lurking everywhere, the volcanic crater lakes of Nicaragua can be a dangerous place to raise a family, especially if you’re a fish. Cichlid fish parents have come up...

The red devil cichlid

The devil is in the detail

Researchers have looked at a species of fish to help unravel one of the biggest mysteries in evolutionary biology. In many species of plants and animals, individuals from the same...

The red devil cichlid

The devil is in the detail

Researchers have looked at a species of fish to help unravel one of the biggest mysteries in evolutionary biology. In many species of plants and animals, individuals from the same...