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2008-04-03 14:40:00

A recent study indicates that wild salmon may account for just 10 percent of California's fall-run chinook salmon population, while the vast majority of the fish come from hatcheries.

2008-03-12 11:25:00

Biologist Pablo Cermeño Villanueva defended his PhD thesis at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), providing a tool to determine the age of anchovies with greater accuracy on a monthly or even weekly basis, thus enabling studies of the earliest phases of life to be undertaken.

2008-02-11 12:34:16

In an attempt to find answers about motion sickness, scientists intend to launch 60 tiny fish on a zero gravity rocket ride from above the Arctic Circle on Monday.

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2008-01-29 09:20:00

A tough early life turns out to be a good thing for a fish, according to scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

2007-04-03 09:00:10

By Duffin, Christopher John Abstract The folklore associated with fish otoliths is traced from classical times to the present day for the first time.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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