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Could The Fish In Your Aquarium Be Harming Coral Reefs

Could The Fish In Your Aquarium Be Harming Coral Reefs?

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While watching brightly-colored fish flit about in an aquarium tends to be a calm and relaxing experience, monitoring exactly where those aquatic creatures came from and what methods were...

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2011-03-12 00:00:28

Aquarium Forums dedicated to an aquatic hobby have been launched at ardb.com, a site that covers freshwater and saltwater fish care and includes a variety of articles on tropical fish and aquariums. Daly City, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2011 Aquarium forums available at ardb.com provide a new way to connect for aquarium enthusiasts. The site has an abundance of information on tropical fish care, freshwater and saltwater fish. Whether the visitors to the site are just a beginner and getting...

2009-07-11 13:52:45

More tropical fish species are thriving off the Australian coast near Sydney because ocean temperatures have warmed, an ecologist says. Marine ecologist David Booth of Sydney's University of Technology said when combined with the increasing strength of ocean currents in the region, warmer temperatures have made the traditionally cold waters more hospitable to fish species, the Sydney Morning Herald reported in its Sunday edition. More and more of the fish are surviving winter down here, Booth...

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2005-07-26 18:50:56

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) -- A University of New England researcher is working to breed a tropical aquarium fish in captivity in an effort to take pressure off fragile ecosystems in Southeast Asia that are being damaged by unsustainable harvesting of exotic fish species. Jeri Fox is raising a pair of foxface rabbitfish in a tank in a basement lab at the university. The fish are distinctive with bright yellow fins, bulging eyes and puckered lips. Trading in tropical aquarium fish began in the...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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