Millions of people around the world rely upon them for food - but fish are also pretty cool creatures. Literally.
The cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates often play a very important role in ecosystems - whether in rivers, lakes or oceans. Here's an automated compilation of content relating to fish.
Despite having access to an abundance of fish from the nearby ocean, Somali's don't have much of a taste for seafood for cultural and historical reasons. But as the climate warms, it's becoming cheaper and more sustainable to eat fish instead of red meat — and some locals are already making the switch.
In southern Chile hundreds of thousands of salmon escaped a farm during a storm in July. The company responsible, Marine Harvest – the largest salmon producer in the world – had 60 days to capture 10 percent of the fish. But when their deadline to do so expired, less than six percent had been recovered, which is causing problems for local fishermen and the environment around them.
As the lira struggles at all time lows, many Turks are rallying behind President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s calls to exchange US dollars for local currency. One Istanbul restauranteur has hit upon his own novel scheme to rescue the lira.
Large numbers of fish have died in the Rhine River as a result of high water temperatures due to the ongoing heat wave. The cold-loving grayling in northern Switzerland has been hit particularly hard. During the 2003 heat wave, 90 percent of Switzerland's grayling population was wiped out. Now, there are fears the current bout of searing heat will deliver another blow.