So, Salmon Cannons are a Thing

A viral video’s been making the rounds this week of what looks like some kind of pneumatic tube coaster/aquatic Uber service to help transport fish to wherever the hell fish need to go. It’s an invention of the Washington-based company Whooshh Innovations, and their other fish-handling gadgets have similarly goofy names such as the FishFaucet, the Burst Buster, and the FishL Study Buddy. Read More >>

That Sushi May Contain a Tract-Invading Parasitic Tapeworm

In health updates that absolutely no one wants to hear, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning that a tapeworm that was previously believed to only exist in fish from Asia has been found in Alaskan Salmon. Hold on to your guts. Read More >>

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This Rolls-Royce Tanker is a School Bus for Salmon

Fresh fish tends to spoil fast, even when kept on ice. So to keep schools of farm-raised fish at the peak of freshness (read: still swimming) during their trip to shore for processing, Rolls-Royce is building the world's largest mobile aquarium. Read More >>

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How to Get Awesome Wildlife Photos, Colds and Broken Cameras

I didn't know, but the Kurile Lake—in the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia—is known for being the largest red salmon run in the world. People and bears go then to catch them, both on pictures and for eating. Read More >>

Salmon Sperm Is Your Next-Generation Optical Storage Device

By adding a bit of silver to a thin layer of salmon sperm DNA and sandwiching it all between two electrodes, scientists have created a data storage device that could lead to a cheaper replacement for silicon. Read More >>

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How to Disembowel 30 Salmon in Under a Minute

The world consumes more than 2 million metric tons of Salmon annually—both farmed and wild. That's a lot of lox. And to get that much fish to market in a timely manner, one can't gut them by hand. That's why there's the Gutmaster8000. Read More >>