World Tuna Day 2022

On the 2nd of May, World Tuna Day is observed. This day is celebrated to raise awareness about the Tuna fish. This fish is very important for both planet Earth and humans. What does this day promote? This day looks ..



Pacific football fish

The Pacific Football Fish was recently washed ashore on a California coast. It is usually found in deep sea. Black in colour, it is usually addressed to as “Monster looking fish”. It is very rare to find the fish near ..


World Fisheries Day: November 21

Every year, the World Fisheries Day is celebrated on November 21. Why is it important to celebrate World Fisheries Day? According to the United Nations, more than two-thirds of the world fisheries are overfished. Therefore, it is important to celebrate ..


July 10: National Fish Farmers Day

Every year India celebrates National Fish Farmers Day in July 10 since 2001. The initiative was first taken by Mumbai’s Central Institute of Fisheries Education. Significance As of December 2019, India is the second largest producer of fish in the ..


Arunachal Pradesh: New Fish Species Discovered

A new fish species called Schizothorax sikusirumensis has been discovered in Arunachal Pradesh. Highlights The name of the species has been derived from the names of the rivers where the fish was found. They are River Sirum and River Siku. ..


New Fresh water fish “Punitus Sanctus” found

A new fresh water fish called Punitus Sanctus was found in Velankanni, Tamil Nadu. The fish was found in a small water body. Highlights Sanctus means ‘holy’ in Latin. Punitus is a species of fish that are commonly found in ..