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Out of the Frying Pan Into the Air - Emersion Behaviour, Evaporative Heat Loss in Fish
On hot, humid days, you might jump into water to cool down, but for the tiny mangrove rivulus fish, cooling down means jumping out of water, according...
Whale Poop Sheds Light on Similarities Between Carnivorous Whales, Herbivorous Terrestrial Mammals
Scientists looking at the fecal material of 12 Baleen whales of three different species found some surprises. While Baleen whales are carnivores, feeding...
A Long Look Back at Fishes' Extendable Jaws
When it comes to catching elusive prey, many fishes rely on a special trick: protruding jaws that quickly extend their reach to snap up that next meal....
Salmon Gill Poxvirus, the Deepest Representative of the Chordopoxvirinae
Poxviruses are large DNA viruses of vertebrates and insects causing disease in many animal species, including reptiles, birds, and mammals. Although poxvirus-like...
Can Genetically Improved Farmed Fish Increase Global Aquaculture Productivity?
Increased aquaculture production will be needed in future to improve food security, but what role can genetically improved farmed fish species play in...
Fish Gene Implicated in Human Obesity
Perhaps one of the reasons why humans as a species crave food – and that this craving goes horribly wrong for those with excessive food-eating problems...
How to Farm Sole
This guide from the FAO Cultured Aquatic Species Information Programme provides information on farming sole (S. solea, S. senegalensis)....
Microcells, Mega-science and Bivalves – Biology, Legislation and Epidemiology of Important Diseases of Shellfish
Shellfish aquaculture in its current form has come a long way from the early days of relaying harvested animals from the sea and from practices extending...





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