Let’s Play “Fishball!”

Just make sure you wear your extra-thick Fishball gloves. Oh, and your oxygen tank.

Sea Creatures Pictured During Night In Red Sea
Spotted Porcupinefish by Andrey Nekrasov/Barcroft Media, as seen on The Guardian.com. Submitted by Paul.

The Ultimate Driving Machine™

Right, here we have…a goldfish-powered car. Ford, Chevy, and the rest should take a close look. Think of the energy savings!

TO is 2 much.

He Is…The Most Interesting Puffer Fish In The World

Mr. Puffer Fish is bringing his A Game for Meaghan S.’s camera.

Are you lookin' at me

Cause Im fabulous
“I love these pictures of a little puffer fish I snapped at the Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, TN. Once he realized he was being photographed he really started cheezing it. I thought you might enjoy his fishy little grin.” -Meaghan S. (Who helpfully supplied the hovers.)

Today Is Fish Amnesty Day!

Quoting this page, “Fish Amnesty Day is a day to recognize fish as living animals with rights and in need of protection just the same as other vertebrates.”

With that said, how bout these little dudes from Cuteporter Katy G.! “My local Dorset Wildlife Trust posted this video of Bebeh Cuttlefish that they’ve reared and released into the world at Kimmeridge Bay.”

(And can you BELIEVE the LEETLE FLICKING TONGUE ACTION?)

Friday Haiku Too: Clownfish

Multi-hued Clownfish
Floating slowly in the sea
Among other fish.

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From the Flickr of Arend V.

Ahoy! It’s World Oceans Day Today!

Despite what Captain Kirk would tell you…our ocean is truly the final frontier. If we don’t take care of it, we won’t get another one to take its place.

Learn more about World Oceans Day here!

This first video was taken off Dana Point, California- home to more dolphins than anywhere in the world!

This image of a harbor seal was taken in a kelp forest at Cortes Bank near San Diego by Kyle McBurnie. It was the overall winning image submitted to the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science‘s (RSMAS) underwater photography competition.

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Pietro Cremone from Italy won third place in the wide-angle category. His entry shows a Raccoon Butterfly Fish and Angelfish on a reef in the Red Sea near Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt.

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Alex Tattersall took the shot of a Lionfish on the Thistlegorm wreck in the Red Sea and it won first place in the wide-angle category. The SS Thistlegorm was a British naval ship built in 1940 in England.

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Second place in the wide-angle category went to Joseph Tepper. It shows Spinner Dolphins swimming in a small inlet off the Kona coast of Hawaii.

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This shot of Anemone Shrimp was taken in Puerto Galera in the Philippines by Beth Watson. It was the winning picture in the RSMAS macro category.

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The second place macro picture was this image of an Emperor Shrimp on top of two Nudibranch Molluscs. It was taken at Dinah’s Beach in Papua New Guinea by Douglas Good.

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The third place in the macro category of the RSMAS underwater photography competition went to Italian photographer Frederica Bambi. It shows a Porcelain Crab on an Anemone at Pescador Island, Cebu in the Philippines.

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Video #1 from Dolphin Safari; #2 from One World One Ocean. Photos and captions from Mail Online.

Splash Loses Splish After 35 Years

Mail Online says Richard Wright owned the goldfish pair for 35 years, and now Splish has passed away.

plash and Splash are believed to be the oldest tank keeps goldfish in England

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plash and Splash are believed to be the oldest tank keeps goldfish in England
Photos from SWNS.com