From the Pink Floyd shrimp that makes a noise so loud it can kill small fish, to giant stick insects and new types of orangutans and gibbons, here is a round up of new animal species discovered in 2017.
Ahead of the BBC’s new David Attenborough series Planet Blue II, we pick 10 trips that explore the oceans, from diving the Pacific’s ‘underwater Serengeti’ to reef conservation in Belize and kayaking in Komodo
The sweet yet slightly salty flesh of the fine-boned sardine-like sambaza is best sampled on the shores of this Rift Valley lake
Ruibe, or frozen raw fish, has been popular in Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost island, for centuries. So, if you like your fish supper to slip down like a sorbet …
Winner hopes his photograph of a short snouted seahorse – that beat thousands of entries from 40 countries – will raise awareness of the species’ dramatic decline