You should see the one that got away.
Online lies can often be easy to detect, by searching for images and phone numbers and exploring social media profiles. Some people lie anyway – and countless others take the bait.
Our likelihood of falling victim to catfish scams is increasing along with our screen time.
As younger generations spend more time interacting with people online and less time in real life, they are more likely to experience catfishing – both as victims and instigators.
Farmed fish like these carp now make an important contribution to global food security.
Many critics say that fish farms mainly sell their output to wealthy countries and don't provide much benefit to poor people in producing countries. Three aquaculture experts show why this view is wrong.
Confidence scams carried out online are still rampant.
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Cybercrime affects individuals and families as they navigate online life. But significant efforts focus instead on cybersecurity, protecting institutional networks and systems – rather than people.
Almost all production of freshwater fish includes Tilapia.
In light of World Oceans Day, it's important to note the important role aquaculture can have on the continent.
Smithsonian's National Zoo/flickr
Our planet's huge range of environments has led some animals to evolve some bizarre but very useful features.
Facebook: catfish’s lair.
People with 'fake' identities can do harm but how widespread is so-called catfishing on social media?
A species of catfish locates its prey by sensing tiny changes in seawater pH. John Caprio from Louisiana State University…