Garra Rufa Fishes — the Doctor Fishes or Spa Fishes

Ever since my brother started to put up his fishes at home, I also wanted to have fish spa also. By far, the only fishes that are commonly used in fish spas are the ray-finned fishes from the family Cyrpinidae. These are the Garra fishes or the so called Doctor Fishes or the Spa Fishes.

Garra Rufa Fishes -- the Doctor Fishes or Spa FishesGarra Rufa Fishes — the Doctor Fishes or Spa Fishes (image from gstatic.com)

The most common features of these Garra Rufa Fishes — the Doctor Fishes or Spa Fishes are their slim body yet having a fat belly. And of course, their sucking mouth.

Eyeball from a 10ft swordfish found in Florida

I was not supposed to sport for anything over the internet the past days since I need to finish the a part of the research paper I was assigned to do. I was actually looking for the best creatine and stuff related to it but I paused a while when I saw and read a news about an Eyeball from a 10ft swordfish found in Florida.

Eyeball from a 10ft swordfish found in FloridaEyeball from a 10ft swordfish found in Florida (image from guardian.co.uk)

 This eyeball is really a mysterious one and this really amazes me much! Do you think this really came from a 10ft swordfish?

Researchers’ New Discovery to protect the Great Barrier Reef

As we all knew, the Great Barrier Reef is yet the largest coral reef system.  It is located near the coast of Queensland, Australia.

Great Barrier ReefGreat Barrier Reef (image from hellotravel.com)

However, this Great Barrier Reef has been greatly affected and being threatened by the crown of thorns starfish.  But with the continued research, a new discovery for the protection of the great barrier reef has been revealed by researchers.

The new discovery of the researchers was a harmless protein mixture which usually help grow bacteria was found out to destroy starfishes in less than 24 hours. But these findings were not yet being tested and proven on the reef itself. But hopefully, and soon enough, this could be the answer and a very good way to help maintain the great barrier reef.