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Wacked Out Puffer Fish Chases Laser

One of Beel’s favorite movie quotes is from the 1979 Peter Sellers movie, “Being there.”  In this movie Sellers plays the role of Chance the Gardener, a man of very … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

The British Discover Their Feet: Fish Pedicures To The Rescue

Four or five years ago, or so, a number of spas in the USA began offering fish pedicure treatments.  These treatments, imported from the Middle East, use a small minnow … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Mysterious Ocean Sunfish

Beel loves large fish.  The ocean sunfish is the largest bony fish in the world.  Therefore, Beel loves ocean sunfish.  The best known species of ocean sunfish, the common mola Mola mola, reaches … Continue reading

February 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

Red Mermaid

This picture was published, without text, on Never Sea Land.  Please, let Beel present it to you here.  (Clicking on the image, gives a larger view, which is worth looking … Continue reading

February 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Striped Bass Supported In California, Even If They Eat Salmon

Beel is pretty amused.  Here is the text, in its entirely, from a brief report published in the Opinion Shop, San Francisco, California.  “In California’s fight over water that has … Continue reading

February 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Fish So Dangerous, It Has A Bounty On Its Head

Beel asks you to imagine a fish so dangerous that there literally is a bounty on its head.  A fish so terrible, that it had to change its name.  What would … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

Internet Poll: Anglers Think The Internet Ruins Fishing

Beel found this beauty the other day.  A poll conducted in an internet angler forum hosted by ColoradoFisherman.com shows that 44% of the respondents believe that information posted on the internet … Continue reading

February 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Michigan Voters Support Asian Carp Immigration Reform

“Michigan voters know a lot about Asian carp and 93% of those in a new poll said they are somewhat or very concerned about the fish getting into Lake Michigan, … Continue reading

February 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Is The Sea Cucumber A Keystone Species?

Ecologists refer to species with wide-ranging effects in an ecosystem as keystone species:  in reference, of course, to the keystone in a masonry arch.  For years, corals have been recognized … Continue reading

February 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Better Get Your Umbrella: It Looks Like Fish

Beel loves fish festivals, so Beel loves the Festival de la Lluvia de Peces (Festival of the Rain of Fishes), held May through July in Yoro, Honduras since 1998.  Pretty much … Continue reading

February 2, 2012 · 5 Comments

A Look At Shark Finning

Shark finning is the practice of removing and retaining the fins of sharks, while the remainder of the shark is tossed overboard.  This is done at sea, so that only … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · Leave a comment