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Fish Species

Scientists To Name Tiny, Newly Discovered Fish After Obama

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.05.2016 | Green

HONOLULU ― President Barack Obama spent the last week being a modern-day Captain Planet ― creating the world’s largest protected marine monument...

A Fish By Any Other Name

Craig Musburger | Posted 11.03.2013 | Hawaii
Craig Musburger

It turns out, the names we use for fish are quite complicated, and depending on who we are and where we are, the names we use can be quite different. Fish on a menu are usually described by their English common names. Tuna, swordfish, and sea bass are menu items we are all used to seeing. The problem is, what is tuna? Are there more than one kind of swordfish? Is sea bass a family?