Government agencies and wildlife organizations in the U.S. are moving to rename the group of invasive species collectively known as “Asian carp,” reportedly due to racism concerns.
What’s in the name: In the ’70s, four carp species — bighead, silver, grass and black carp — were imported from China to Mississippi to help clear sewage and aquaculture ponds of algae, weeds and parasites, reported AP News.
A type of Japanese sushi known for its pungent odor is getting an ice cream treatment.
A seafood retailer in Malaysia has captured the imagination of social media users after a Facebook page shared a supposed new way of eating salmon which involved dunking the fish into black coffee.
In an image posted on the Facebook page “Kia Eat Play,” someone is shown apparently dipping the salmon meat into a cup of kopi O, a type of traditional Singapore black coffee. The popular drink, which has Hainanese roots, is highly caffeinated and served with sugar instead of milk.
A teen fisherman in Indonesia ended up fighting for his life at the operating table after getting impaled by a needlefish last week.
Muhammad Idul, 16, was fishing with a friend in the waters of Buton, located off the southeast peninsula of Sulawesi, on the night of Jan. 18 when the fish jumped out of the water and speared him in the neck.
A 64-year-old man in southern Malaysia is literally going the distance in the name of love.
Md Zin Ahmad, who lives in the state of Johor, reportedly travels a distance of more than 100 kilometers (62.14 miles) every day selling salted fish to support his sick wife.
A popular Japanese bikini model surprised netizens earlier this month after revealing a dried fish stock in the confines of her bathroom.
A popular revolving sushi chain in Japan is under fire after one of its workers disposed of a fish before returning it to the cutting board to “serve” it.
A Malaysian aquarium has added a new twist to the traditional lion dance by performing underwater as fish, turtles, and sharks swim around them.
A nine-year-old girl in southern China sustained wounds after a violent encounter with a hungry freshwater monster of a fish.
The incident occurred while the girl was feeding fish in an ornamental pond in her residential community in Nanning, Guangxi region on Sept. 8.
The fish farming industry in China recently faced some controversy following an accidental revelation by state media that the “salmon sashimi” consumed in the country was actually rainbow trout.
To avert a crisis, the major rainbow trout producers in the country came up with a quick and easy solution: to officially identify the rainbow trout as a type of salmon, Agence France-Presse reports.
A group of humanitarians released thousands of fish into a lake in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China in an act called fangsheng (放生) which means “releasing life.”
The religious practice, which involves saving animals from markets and then releasing them back into the wild, is often done by Buddhists to gain merits from the heavens.
A woman’s toenails stopped growing and began falling off months after getting a fish pedicure, a recent doctor’s report revealed.
The beauty practice, in which tiny fish called Garra rufa nibble at the dead skin on people’s feet, has become a popular method of exfoliation at many spa outlets.