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2014-09-15 23:05:44

Women's owned and operated PR group has teamed up with The Guppy Tank to help their clients expand and grow their businesses. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Taking Public Relations Beyond the Press Release: ChicExecs teams with The Guppy Tank Investors to help clients achieve their goals Today’s business world is multi-dimensional and today’s entrepreneurs need a public relations strategy that is multi-dimensional as well. That’s why ChicExecs—an entrepreneur think...

2014-05-06 23:03:58

San Diego produce wholesaler secures $500,000 investment. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Guppy Tank is pleased to announce its most recent capital investment winner, Beekist, Inc. The group of Orange County angel investors chose the San Diego produce wholesaler from among a competitive slate of entrepreneurs through its One on One with the Guppies program. Beekist, a family-run San Diego produce wholesale company, was established in 2008 with the mission to provide only the...

2014-03-22 23:04:32

Florida Pond Management of Orlando Florida developed a method of using mosquito fish as well as common aquarium fish like: guppies, swordtails, mollies and white cloud mountain minnows, to control mosquitoes in backyard and community ponds and released the methods at the Global Pet Expo this week. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 Florida Pond Management and Aquarium Fish Advisor were key players in the recent Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Florida. The topic under discussion at the...

2014-02-24 23:29:12

Thomas R. Reich PhD is an Ichthyologist noted for his work in aquariums and ornamental ponds around the world, he developed a way to control the mosquito larva before they even become mosquitoes, right in the ponds and lakes the way nature engineered it! (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Florida Pond Management, an organization involved in the health of ponds and lakes in Florida to Louisiana, announces a non-chemical approach to Mosquito control. Tait Carson, the company’s founder explained,...

Layers Of Color Cells Form Guppy's Spots
2014-01-24 10:11:10

Public Library of Science Multiple pigment cell types create black, blue, orange spots of the guppy At least three pigment cell types from multiple layers of skin contribute to the color patterns of male guppies, according to a study published in PLOS ONE on January 22, 2014 by Verena Kottler from the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology and colleagues. Female guppies select their mate based on the size and number of colorful spots on a male's body and fins. Orange, blue,...

2013-11-04 10:27:57

Female guppies in Trinidad seek rare males as mates When it comes to choosing a mate, female guppies don't care about who is fairest. All that matters is who is rarest. Florida State University Professor Kimberly A. Hughes in the Department of Biological Science has a new study just published in the journal Nature that is the first to demonstrate a female preference for rare males using an experiment in a wild population, rather than a laboratory setting. This study of genetic...

Male Guppies Reproduce Even After Death
2013-06-13 11:37:08

University of California - Riverside UC Riverside-led research team finds posthumous reproduction in guppies because sperm of dead males survive inside females for at least 10 months Performing experiments in a river in Trinidad, a team of evolutionary biologists has found that male guppies continue to reproduce for at least ten months after they die, living on as stored sperm in females, who have much longer lifespans (two years) than males (three-four months). "Populations that are...

Jumping Guppy Inspires Researcher To Look Further For Clues
2013-04-26 05:39:11

[ Watch the Video: Guppy Jumping High Speed Video ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As anyone who has ever owned a pet guppy knows, guppies will often jump out of their tanks. Parents have been stumped for answers when children ask why the fish would do such a thing. A new University of Maryland (UMD) study demonstrates how guppies are able to jump so high, and suggests an answer for why they do it. Biologist Daphne De Freitas Soares is an expert in the brain...

2012-02-16 13:37:50

Fish are as good at evaluating numerical ratios as college students are, says a study published in the Feb. 15 issue of the open access journal PLoS ONE. Both the fish and the college students had to determine which of two collections of objects was larger. The students played a computerized game in which they chose the display showing more dots, without verbally counting them. The guppies were given the option to join either of two groups of fish, in adjoining tanks to each side; previous...

2011-12-07 11:21:28

Scientists have observed a strategy for females to avoid unwanted male attention: choosing more attractive friends. Published today (7 December) in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the study is the first to show females spending time with those more sexually attractive than themselves to reduce harassment from males. Carried out by the Universities of Exeter and Copenhagen, the study focuses on the Trinidadian guppy, a species of small freshwater fish. It shows that the...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin