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Scientists have suspected that spare parts in the genomeâ€”extra copies of functional genes that arise when genes or whole genomes get duplicatedâ€”might sometimes provide the raw materials for the evolution of new traits. Now, researchers report in a study published online on September 3rd in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, that they have discovered a prime example of this in fish.
By TOWN PARKS FISHERY Another week of changeable weather has started to bring Town Parks Fishery in Paignton to its most colourful with autumn now upon us. The fishing has remained patchy with the vast changes in weather conditions.
The Common Carp - or European Carp - (Cyprinus carpio) is a widespread freshwater fish distantly related to the common goldfish, which it is capable of interbreeding with. It gives its name to the carp family Cyprinidae. Originating in Europe and Asia, the common carp has been introduced into environments worldwide. It can grow to a maximum length of 4 feet (1.2 meters) and a maximum weight of 82.2 lb (37.3 kg). The oldest recorded age of this fish is 47 years. The wild, non-domesticated...
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.