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2013-09-24 10:49:15

Globalization is breaking down barriers – also for plants and animals on the lookout for new homes.

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

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.

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

When toxic seaweed threatens the health of coral, what does the coral do? It calls for help, of course.

2012-05-02 13:27:55

Breeding is on their minds as the mating season draws to an end.

2012-03-19 15:56:33

UC’s Lauren Flick, a 19-year-old, triple-major senior, will present findings at an upcoming regional conference on the first-ever use of a surgically implanted device to record the habits of snakes in their natural environment.

Image 1 - Is 'Coral-Safe' The New 'Organic' Of The Sea?
2011-09-20 10:41:37

Captive breeding could transform the saltwater aquarium trade and save coral reefs.

2011-05-03 13:16:00

BOSTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- goby.com, the nationwide activity and events search engine that hooks people up with things to do in their free time, has launched the next generation goby iPhone app: the fun feed.

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2010-11-10 10:24:21

Monash University researchers have discovered that male Australian desert goby fish are surprisingly strategic when it comes to courtship, adapting their tactics depending on the frequency of their contact with females.

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2010-07-16 09:57:23

Jellyfish moved into the oceans off the coast of southwest Africa when the sardine population crashed, and now another small fish is living in the oxygen-depleted zone part-time and turning the once ecologically dead-end jellyfish into dinner.

2009-08-12 15:33:26

Canadian scientists say they have discovered an alarming invasion of round goby fish into Great Lakes tributaries that might threaten endangered fishes. The researchers from the University of Toronto, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and the University of Guelph identified a significant invasion of round goby (neogobius melanostomus) into many Great Lakes tributaries, including several areas of the Thames, Sydenham, Ausable and Grand rivers. This invasion poses many potential threats...


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Convict Blenny, Pholidichthys leucotaenia
2013-01-03 15:48:38

The convict blenny lives in tunnels around coastal reefs and in shallow lagoons of the Western South Pacific, mainly from the Philippines to the Solomon Islands. The young of this fish will often swim in schools around the reef heads and ledges so tightly packed together they will look like one organism. This species, sometimes called a blenny and sometimes called a goby, actually it is neither. It is in a classification alone with one other species called a worm blenny. The convict blenny...

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2007-05-21 06:20:57

Graham's gudgeon, Grahamichthys radiata, is a sleeper of the family Eleotridae, the only member of the genus Grahamichthys. It is found only around New Zealand in shallow coastal waters. Its length is between 1.97 and 2.56 in (5 and 6.5 cm). Graham's gudgeon is a small goby-like fish with two separate dorsal fins, a large fan shaped pectoral fin, pelvic fins that are not fused beneath the body like those of true gobies, and a square-cut tail. The head is smooth and bluntly pointed, with a...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.