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May 24, 2017

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May 19, 2017 — Scientists have discovered the presence of contaminants in the pelagic food chains in the lakes Mjøsa, Randsfjorden and Femunden in Norway, and in supplementary material of fish from Tyrifjorden ... read more

Researchers Develop Protocol to Analyze Many Cells at Once

May 19, 2017 — With the new FISH-Flow protocol, researchers are able to evaluate multitudes of cells at once for telltale mRNA species and proteins. The blended procedure provides a chance to see how multiple kinds ... read more

May 15, 2017 — The stress of unintentional fishing capture has a detrimental impact not only on pregnant rays, but also their unborn offspring, research that is the first of its kind in the world has ... read more

May 11, 2017 — Modern whales' ancestors probably hunted and chased down prey, but somehow, those fish-eating hunters evolved into filter-feeding leviathans. An analysis of a 36.4-million-year-old whale fossil ... read more

May 11, 2017 — The aquatic environment is full of tantalizing chemicals that can guide a fish to mates or meals. Now, scientists in Japan have identified the olfactory receptor and brain circuitry that picks up the ... read more

May 11, 2017 — Farming crickets for human consumption is less of a burden on the environment than other livestock production systems according to a new study. Results suggest that insect farming systems can be ... read more

May 10, 2017 — As nearly 75 percent of the United State's largest dams approach the high maintenance years, safety and economics figure large in decisions to fix or replace. A recent study makes a case to ... read more

May 9, 2017 — Walking along the beaches of New England, it's easy to spot large amounts of fine red seaweed clogging the coastline, the result of sweeping changes beneath the water. Researchers looked at ... read more

May 9, 2017 — US commercial and recreational fishing generated $208 billion in sales, contributed $97 billion to the gross domestic product, and supported 1.6 million full- and part-time jobs in 2015 -- above the ... read more

May 9, 2017 — The movement of the dentex, a fish living in rocky sea floors and marine lands in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, is influenced by the changes in ocean temperatures, according to a study carried ... read more

May 9, 2017 — Annual killifish are an excellent animal model for research on interactions between genes and the environment during development. A new article describes the development of one particular South ... read more

May 8, 2017 — Studying how our bodies metabolize lipids such as fatty acids, triglycerides, and cholesterol can teach us about cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other health problems, as well as reveal basic ... read more

Bravery May Cost Fish Their Lives

May 4, 2017 — Fish that show bravery often become prey themselves, whereas shyer individuals survive to a greater extent. Researchers have now successfully established a connection between bold personalities and ... read more

Mapping Deep Reefs Produces Valuable Data for Researchers, Conservationists

May 4, 2017 — Scientists have used underwater vehicles to map deep sea reefs near the island of Bonaire in the Dutch Caribbean. Researchers believe data culled from the study can help conservation efforts and aid ... read more

Fish Step Up to Lead When Predators Are Near

May 3, 2017 — Some fish within a shoal take on the responsibilities of leader when they are under threat from predators, new research ... read more

May 3, 2017 — New research has documented that these economically and ecologically important game animals are not just moving from low-elevation winter range to high-elevation summer range. Rather, the daily ... read more

May 3, 2017 — Marine biologists for the first time have documented a wealth of fish in the 'vastly underexplored' deep coral reefs off Hawaii Island. The study gives fishery managers a more complete ... read more

May 3, 2017 — Like the father in 'Finding Nemo,' anemonefish dads will do almost anything to support their offspring. Their parenting instincts are so strong that if you give a bachelor anemonefish eggs ... read more

May 3, 2017 — Fish perceive changes in water currents caused by prey, conspecifics and predators using their lateral line. The tiny sensors of this organ also allow them to navigate reliably. However, with ... read more

Galápagos Study Identifies Keystone Predator in a Complex Food Web

May 1, 2017 — Years of experiments and careful observation along the shores of the Galápagos Islands have untangled a complex food web of sea lions, fish, urchins and algae, revealing who eats (or doesn't ... read more

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