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If You Fell in a Piranha Pool

If You Fell in a Piranha Pool

We already know that it’s possible to survive a swimming pool filled with sharks, but do you stand the same chance when facing a vat filled with bloodthirsty, carnivorous fish? What If is here with their thoughts on what really might happen. If this video didn’t answer your question, watch this.

Mullet Feast

Mullet Feast

Each year, millions of grey mullets make their way along the coast of Florida, remaining close to the beach to steer clear of deep water predators. But in this clip from BBC Earth’s Seven Worlds, One Planet, you’ll witness just what happens when tarpons, pelicans, and sharks get near the massive school of fish.

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Meta Catfish

Meta Catfish

When young, the striped eel catfish likes to stick close to its siblings. In fact, they travel so close together that they look like some kind of larger creature made up of smaller creatures. The Abyss Diving School Bali shared this incredible footage of a school of the fish as they made their way across the ocean floor in Jelemuk Bay.

True Facts About Mudskippers

True Facts About Mudskippers

Everything we knew about mudskippers before today, we learned from The Ren and Stimpy Show. Now ZeFrank is here to set us straight on these unusual fishes that can live both in the water and out. If there’s any creature that shows how evolution works, it’s this funky little dude.

Painting a Hyper-realistic Fish

Painting a Hyper-realistic Fish

Artist Young-Sung Kim captured time-lapse footage over the course of ten months, as he painstakingly created a hyper-real oil painting of a fish. Everything looks so incredibly shiny, we just want to reach out and touch it. The painting is currently for sale from Saatchi Art.

The World’s Smelliest Factory

The World’s Smelliest Factory

While we have no way of knowing if there is a stinkier place to work on Earth than in the Surströmming industry, we’re pretty sure that canning the notoriously awful-smelling Swedish fermented fish is one of the most aromatically-challenging careers you can have.

Gulper Catfish Has Lunch

Gulper Catfish Has Lunch

If you’re squeamish at all, turn away. You have been warned. Otherwise, check out this incredible footage of a asterophysus batrachus aka “gulper catfish” chowing down on a fish nearly the same size as itself. It’s a big fish eats big fish world we suppose.

Fish vs. Man O’ War

Fish vs. Man O’ War

In this fascinating and beautifully shot footage from BBC Earth’s Blue Planet II, we get an up-close look at the interaction between a Portuguese man O’ war and two fish – one who has built up a resistance to its deadly stinging tentacles, and another which isn’t so lucky.

Airo Miro Robot Fish

Airo Miro Robot Fish

Korean company Airo is working on a lifelike decorative robot fish called Miro. It can swim on its own and avoid obstacles, and can be customized with skins. It can also be remote controlled and equipped with a camera. It lasts up to 10 hours per charge.

JellyTank Jellyfish Aquarium

JellyTank Jellyfish Aquarium

A self-contained tank that provides a safe habitat for jellyfish. It’s got no sharp edges, filter and pump systems, and a color-changing LED lamp to show off these incredible sea creatures. Kits available with or without jellies. Super early birds can get the tank and jellyfish for $200.

Fishnado

Fishnado

We always thought a Sharknado was implausible, it turns out that a similar phenomenon really does occur in nature. BBC Earth’s Blue Planet shows us hows swarms of anchoveta fish assemble into massive swirling schools to fend off predators.

DIY 20,000 Gallon Home Aquarium

DIY 20,000 Gallon Home Aquarium

“It’s not so much the fish… I like the challenge of keeping them alive.” We’ve seen a homemade 10,000 gal aquarium. Now let’s check out one that’s double that. It was designed and mostly built by Bill Wann, a natural born inventor.

Absurd Creatures: Fish That Walk

Absurd Creatures: Fish That Walk

WIRED looks one of nature’s stranger creations – the mudskipper, an odd little dude who’s somewhere between fish and reptile, able to crawl out of the water and walk on land, while still breathing through water it stores in its cheeks. Also, they remind us of Ren & Stimpy.

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10,000 Gallon Home Aquarium

10,000 Gallon Home Aquarium

We’re guessing that YouTuber Eli F doesn’t live near a public aquarium, so maybe that’s why he decided to build a massive reef aquarium into his living room. The water’s surface can be exposed to the sun to help nourish the living coral. See Eli swim and feed his fish here.

Fish Does a Burnout

Fish Does a Burnout

YouTuber Michael Ryan simply describes this brief clip as follows: “This massive V8 powered fish is dropping the fattest skid of the decade!” It seems only appropriate that this video was discovered by a Redditor going by the screenname YouTubeGoingDownhill.

A Fish Plays Fetch

A Fish Plays Fetch

This video purports to be from a series of 2003 experiments showing a fish that’s learned to play fetch just like a dog. The whole thing smells a little fishy to us, since the post links to a mysterious company called Phoenix Biogenic.

The Fish Dome

The Fish Dome

Two fish enter, one fish leaves. Velda’s whimsical pond accessory lets fish and their owners get a better view of each other, allowing fish to swim above the surface of the water for a brief moment and peep their heads out.

Unreal Undersea Creatures

Unreal Undersea Creatures

A team of marine scientists funded by the NOAA used a robotic camera off the coast of Puerto Rico to capture incredible footage of just a few of the unusual undersea lifeforms dwelling up to 20,000ft. beneath the surface. More here.

Crew vs. Carp

Crew vs. Carp

The Washington University Men’s freshman crew team was practicing when their canoe was inundated by hundreds of annoying giant Asian carp flying out of the water and slapping them around. Damn, nature can be weird.

Piranha Feeding Frenzy

Piranha Feeding Frenzy

We already know the best way to attract piranhas is to feed them meat. So check out the feeding frenzy that happens when somebody tosses some bloody meat chunks into a river in Brazil. We certainly wouldn’t want to fall in that water.

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Don’t Mess with this Grouper

Don’t Mess with this Grouper

An aggressive Atlantic Goliath Grouper didn’t like this scuba diver spearfishing in his neck of the woods, and proceeded to steal the diver’s fish and the spear gun that it was attached to. There’s a reason he’s named Goliath after all.

It’s Raining Fish

It’s Raining Fish

While it’s not nearly as dramatic as that scene from the Fargo TV series, it’s still a strange sight to witness a fish dropping out of the sky. Though in this case, the explanation is simple – a bird lost its lunch, literally.

The Abandoned Fish Mall

The Abandoned Fish Mall

Bangkok’s New World shopping mall was abandoned back in 1999. Later, an unknown person started populating its flooded basement with koi and catfish. Jesse Rockwell captured these amazing photos of its unusual residents.

Terraquarium

Terraquarium

This tricky animal habitat includes separate see-through aquarium and terrarium compartments, giving the illusion that your lizards, frogs and other amphibians are living harmoniously underwater with your fish.

Man Seeking Fish

Man Seeking Fish

YouTuber rhys assan was walking on a beach in southwest Australia when he spotted a mahi-mahi. Strangely enough, it seemed like the fish spotted him too and made a beeline for him, neglecting the fact that rhys was on the shore.

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