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Controlling lion's share of lionfish

(Phys.org) —Three Simon Fraser University researchers and a recent graduate have co-authored the first study to demonstrate that beating back the fearsome lionfish will rejuvenate threatened native fish in the Bahamas and ...

dateJan 27, 2014 in Ecology
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War on lionfish shows first promise of success

It may take a legion of scuba divers armed with nets and spears, but a new study confirms for the first time that controlling lionfish populations in the western Atlantic Ocean can pave the way for a recovery of native fish.

dateJan 22, 2014 in Ecology
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Climate change threatens freshwater fish

(Phys.org) —New research has revealed that Western Australia's drying climate will impact fish migrations, putting further pressure on a number of native freshwater fish species.

dateJan 10, 2014 in Ecology
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Saving vulnerable Australian fish species

Nearly one year into a study on the three rarest fish species in WA's south-west zone is already yielding invaluable data to aid in developing action plans that may save their future.

dateJan 08, 2014 in Ecology
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More protection for the big ones

Many popular measures to combat overfishing help conserve mostly small juvenile fish. The results from a set of international studies may now revolutionise fishing regulations.

dateJan 03, 2014 in Ecology
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Sandcastle-building fish offer evolution clue

(Phys.org) —In Lake Malawi, East Africa, there are around 200 different species of cichlid fish that once or twice a year build large sand structures (known as bowers) on which the fish mate. Each different species constructs ...

dateDec 06, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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