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There may be plenty of fish in the sea but the medaka knows what it likes. A new study published in the open access journal BMC Biology shows how a single gene mutation that turns Japanese Killifish a drab grey color renders them significantly less attractive to more colorful members of the opposite sex. The medaka, found commonly in Southeast Asia, can be observed in a wide range of colors; from brown, to more uncommon orange and grey variations. Shoji Fukamachi led a team of researchers...
- The navel or umbilicus.
- In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.