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Giant sea bass census

Fished nearly to extinction in the recent past, giant sea bass (Stereolepis gigas) are starting to make a comeback. But no one really knows the size of the population. So UC Santa Barbara researchers are asking recreational ...

dateJul 17, 2014 in Ecology
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Ecologists make first image of food niche

The ecological niche concept is very important in ecology. But what a niche looks like is fairly abstract. Now, for the first time, Wageningen and British researchers have concretely visualised this. The ecologists have been ...

dateJul 11, 2014 in Ecology
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Mediterranean fish stocks show steady decline

While careful management has helped stabilize or even improve the state of fisheries resources in some parts of Europe, the situation in the Mediterranean has deteriorated over the past 20 years. In a new report evaluating ...

dateJul 10, 2014 in Ecology
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Why the urge to find 'Nemo' has helped fish diversify

Caring parents foster successful offspring, or so the thinking goes. But for reef fishes, such as Disney's charismatic clownfish, Nemo, the effects of parental care stretch right across evolutionary time and even increase ...

dateJun 12, 2014 in Ecology
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