‘Honorary fish’ packs his science memoir to the gills

2015-05-11 13:07

As an undergrad studying at Rhodes University, I would often head out of the humanities bubble, past the politics department and shuffle around in the ichthyology department, staring at specimens of ancient and modern creatures of the sea.

Parrotfish, sea urchins vital to save reefs

2014-07-03 16:59

Colourful parrotfish and spindly sea urchins are the key to saving the Caribbean's coral reefs, which may disappear in two decades, a report by several international organisations say.

Chinese snakeheads invading US waters

2013-05-30 20:46

Northern snakehead fish are freakishly strong, hungry air-breathers that can survive for short periods on land.

Coelacanth even older than thought

2012-04-11 20:37

The coelacanth, a "living fossil" fish that pre-dates the dinosaurs, is some 17 million years older than previously thought, scientists have found.

Japan halts Antarctic whaling

2011-02-18 11:09

Japan says it will halt its Antarctic whaling mission for the rest of the season because of harassment by environmentalists on the high seas.

Melon soup with smoked salmon

2009-11-03 12:45


Banana fish fillets

2010-01-06 00:00

This simple dish is a tummy pleaser.

Chowder belle-mère

2009-11-03 12:48


Haddock pie

2001-06-01 00:00



Kelly Osbourne and the purple fish named Wonda

2015-01-02 17:00

Kelly Osbourne got a new pet - a purple fish she has named Wonda who is a Barbra Streisand "enthusiast".


Watch this magnificent footage taken by National Geographic of a record breaking number of rays arriving off the coast of Baja.

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Is your snoek really a snoek?

2012-11-25 20:41

Although snoek – a fish caught in the Western Cape’s cold waters – is one of the province’s most well-known delicacies, more than half this fish found in some retail chains in Cape Town are imported from New Zealand.

Fishing industry needs saving

2011-10-30 10:50

The world's sea fishing resources are under pressure and participants in the industry will have to make sacrifices to overcome the effects of years of over-exploitation.

Canned food removed after scare

2011-02-08 18:35

Oceana Brands has recalled cans of its Lucky Star mackerel fish in tomato sauce.

Pilchard kedgeree

2003-06-01 00:00


Salmon kedgeree

2003-09-01 00:00


Seared tuna salad niçoise

2005-11-10 00:00

A fresh and summery salad for a fabulous lunch.

Curried fish

1999-03-25 00:00



2010-01-06 10:46

Geniet nou die geurige smaaksensasie van Lucky Star Sardientjies.

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