A Beauty Under Threat

Oh, hi there. I'm a writer-editor at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre. I’ll be honest. I never used to be one for freshwater tropical fish. After all, saltwater tropical fish always seemed so mu...

Life in a Hole

At first glance it looks like seagrass, swaying in the current of a tropical reef. But look a little closer and you'll notice what you're actually looking at are spotted garden eels (Heteroconger hassi). ...

Wry the Wrymouth?

Derek J., an interpreter at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, obviously has a type. “I have always loved wolf-eels, but it was only recently that I learned of another big-lipped serpentine fish i...