Coelacanth genome reveals lungfish to be closer tetrapod relative

April 18th, 2013 — 10:29am

An international team of researchers has decoded the genome of a creature whose evolutionary history is both enigmatic and illuminating: the African coelacanth.

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Sex ratio in kribensis influenced by environment

April 3rd, 2013 — 6:29pm

Scientists from the University of Alberta, Canada, have ascertained that the pH of water influences both sex ratio and male phenotype in the kribensis, Pelvicahromis pulcher.

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Archerfish get an eye test

March 22nd, 2013 — 9:23am

A modified version of an eye test used to assess visual acuity in the military has been given to archerfish by scientists to help explain how these remarkable fish are able to accurately spit down tiny insects high above the water’s surface.

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Something in the water…

December 20th, 2012 — 9:57am

New study reveals how environmental DNA could be used to identify potentially invasive species in the ornamental fish trade…

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