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2013-09-24 10:49:15

A fast fish with a huge impact Globalization is breaking down barriers – also for plants and animals on the lookout for new homes. Rivers are also changing, in particular through the introduction of non-native species, often brought in by passing ships. In the Danube River, scientists have been observing a fish species conquering a new habitat and creating a totally new ecosystem in the process. Recent decades have seen massive changes to many river systems. To improve passage for...

Ancient Fish Fossils Give Insight Into Evolutionary History Of Gobioid Order
2013-05-16 13:51:46

LMU Fish fossils that are about 23 million years old give unprecedented insight into the evolutionary history of the gobioid order, one of the most species-rich groups among the modern bony fishes. Researchers led by paleontologist Professor Bettina Reichenbacher from the Division of Paleontology and Geobiology at LMU´s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences have completed a comprehensive analysis of fish fossils which they assign to the group of bony fishes that includes...

2013-05-13 23:26:54

The Eviota pamae was discovered in February by William Mathews Brooks and announced in the in the April edition of the International Journal of Ichthyology. The Journal also featured the new species on its cover. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Last February, William Mathews Brooks of San Francisco identified a new species of coral reef fish, specifically of the goby (Gobiidae) genus, from the Indonesian seas. The new species, Eviota pamae, is a brightly colored orange and...

Seaweed Attacks, Corals Calls For Help
2012-11-09 20:46:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When toxic seaweed threatens the health of coral, what does the coral do? It calls for help, of course. A new study, published in Science, reveals that corals under attack send signals to fish "bodyguards." The fish respond quickly, moving in to trim back the toxic alga that can kill the coral if not removed in a timely manner. A team from the Georgia Institute of Technology has found evidence that these mutualistic fish...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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