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Reduced Photoperiod Associated with Increased Early Male Maturation in Atlantic Salmon
Salmon raised in a reduced photoperiod environment of 18 hours light are more likely to show undesirable early maturation than those raised under 24 hour...
Scientists Discover Optical Structures in Limpets Causing Blue Stripe Appearance
Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have identified two optical structures within a limpet's shell that give its blue-striped appearance. ...
Colour-Morphing Reef Fish is a ‘Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing’
A new study has shown that the dottyback, a small predatory reef fish, can change the colour of its body to imitate a variety of other reef fish species,...
Sisters Act Together - Cichlid Sisters Swim Together to Reach the Goal
The manner and routes of dispersal vary with the species and the ecological conditions. Many fish form shoals to avoid predation. Shoaling with familiar...
Effect of Florfenicol on White Shrimp
Florfenicol (FLR) is a commonly used antibiotic for the treatment of bacterial diseases in white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei. In this study, Xianyun Ren,...
Hybrid Tilapia Outperform Pure-Breds In Seawater Study
With interest in culturing tilapia in marine habitats increasing, producers must obtain tilapia capable of growing well in seawater, writes Mohammad T....
Influence of Isthmus of Panama in the Evolution of Freshwater Shrimps in America
The evolution of freshwater shrimps species living in both sides of Central America, isolated by the closure of Isthmus of Panama (3 million years ago)...
Fish 'Personality' Linked to Vulnerability to Angling
Individual differences in moving activity in a novel environment are linked to individual differences in vulnerability to angling, according to an experimental...

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