The World's Oldest Aquarium Fish Has Died - Seeker

The world's oldest aquarium fish has died, according to officials from the animal's former home at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. Granddad, a male Australian lungfish that first arrived at the facility in 1933, had to be euthanized on February 5, after an ...

A Chicago zoo has euthanized Granddad, the world's oldest captive fish, at more than 90 years old - Business Insider UK

On Sunday the team at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago had a tough decision to make. Granddad the lungfish, who had lived at the aquarium since 1933 and was the oldest captive fish in the world, was in a state of rapidly declining health. Eventually, the team ...

Tanks for all the memories: Granddad the lungfish dies - CNN

(CNN) He was the one that didn't get away -- eventually living for around a century. Chicago's Shedd Aquarium has announced the passing of their oldest-living resident, an Australian lungfish named Granddad.

World's oldest aquarium fish has passed away - Time Out Chicago (blog)

Goodbye Granddad. The Shedd Aquarium announced that its oldest aquatic resident has passed away after spending more than 80 years at the Chicago aquarium. Granddad, a male Australian lungfish, was humanely euthanized on Sunday because of a ...

Chicago aquarium euthanizes more than 90-year-old lungfish - Yahoo Finance

FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2004, file photo, An Australian lungfish, named Granddad, is seen on display at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. Aquarium officials said Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, the 4-foot-long and 25-pound fish was euthanized on Sunday due to old age.

Granddad, the Oldest Lungfish, Has Passed Away the Chicago Aquarium - Mid-Day Daily

Shedd Aquarium announced that Granddad, the oldest lungfish, had to be put down on Sunday. On the 5th of February, Chicago's Shedd Aquarium, the home of the oldest lungfish in the world, had to bid farewell to Granddad. The lungfish, which was brought ...

World's Oldest Aquarium Fish Has Died - iTech Post

Lung fishes are some of the longest living fishes in the world. The world's oldest aquarium fish has died. Granddad has been with the Shedd Aquarium for 80 years. (Photo : MLive/YouTube). The year has opened with the passing of some of the world's ...

Oldest aquarium fish in the world dies in his mid-90s - Metro

Granddad, as he was known, had been kept at the Shedd Aquarium since 1933 but a decision was taken on Monday to have him put down. He suffered from failing health, but was well into his mid-90s, officials said today. Granddad, who came to Shedd from ...

The World's Oldest Aquarium Fish, Granddad, Dies - DivePhotoGuide.com

For anyone concerned about the treatment of aquarium residents, one lungfish from Chicago's Shedd Aquarium might make you feel a little better. After living a long and seemingly happy life, “Granddad” was finally euthanized at the age of “somewhere in ...

Granddad the Lungfish, About 100 Years Old, Euthanized by Aquarium - Newsmax

An Australian lungfish known as Granddad had to be euthanized over the weekend at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. (Brenna Hernandez/Shedd Aquarium). By Clyde Hughes | Wednesday, 08 Feb 2017 06:13 AM. Close. More ways to share... Stumbled.

World's Oldest Fish: At Shedd Aquarium, 'Granddad,' Lungfish Is Euthanized Because Of Old Age - International Business Times

Granddad, presumed to be the world's oldest fish, passed away Sunday at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. The aquarium president announced Monday that the decision to euthanize the pre-historic Australian lungfish for humane reasons arose when he ...

9 people with less life experience than the late Granddad, the oldest fish in captivity - Mic

On Monday, Chicago's Shedd Aquarium said a heartfelt goodbye to Granddad, a lungfish who was the oldest fish in captivity at the time of his death. According to the Guardian, the sea creature first arrived at the aquarium in 1933 for that year's World ...

Shedd Aquarium says goodbye to Granddad, the beloved lungfish - Mother Nature Network (blog)

For more than 80 years, an Australian lungfish named Granddad led a laid-back life at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. He came to the facility for the 1933 World's Fair and soon became a visitor favorite, delighting them with his unusual good looks. Estimated ...

Granddad, the world's oldest aquarium fish, dies - Fox News

On Monday, Chicago's Shedd Aquarium announced the passing of Granddad the lungfish, one of its most iconic and beloved family members for more than 80 years. Known to “love his leafy greens” and have a penchant for “Earthworm Wednesdays,” ...

Why everyone is so sad about this dead fish - AOL News

It might be easy to roll your eyes at the thought of mourning a fish, but for one aquarium the loss of Granddad had nearly everyone in tears. Granddad the lungfish has been at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium since 1933 and staffers think he was in his mid-90's.

Granddad, the oldest living fish in captivity, has died - 12news.com

The Australian lungfish who called Chicago's Shedd Aquarium home for more than 80 years, has died. According to the aquarium, Granddad was estimated to be more than 90 years old and believed to be the oldest living fish in captivity. The aquarium ...

Tanks for all the memories: Granddad the lungfish dies in Chicago - Fox17

Chicago's Shedd Aquarium has announced the passing of their oldest-living resident, an Australian lungfish named Granddad. Granddad, the last living link with the aquarium's earliest history, was estimated to be around 100 years old. × ...

A Chicago zoo has euthanized Granddad, the world's oldest captive fish, at more than 90 years old - Business Insider

On Sunday the team at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago had a tough decision to make. Granddad the lungfish, who had lived at the aquarium since 1933 and was the oldest captive fish in the world, was in a state of rapidly declining health. Eventually, the team ...

Bye, Granddad: World's Oldest Public Aquarium Fish Dies In Chicago - Tech Times

The Shedd Aquarium in Chicago acquired Granddad the lungfish in 1933 from Australia's Sydney Aquarium. He was transported there with his mate in time for the World's Fair that year. ( Shedd Aquarium ). Advertisement. The Shedd Aquarium in Chicago has ...

Granddad the lungfish – the oldest fish in captivity – euthanised by Chicago aquarium - The Guardian

The longest-living fish in a zoological setting, a lungfish known as Granddad acquired by the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago in 1933, has been euthanised after suffering failing health well in his mid-90s. Granddad, who came to Shedd from Australia in ...