News tagged with fish

Using clay to fight fish disease

A type of clay used in cosmetics, medicine, and papermaking may be just what aquaculture farmers need to fight columnaris—a costly and deadly bacterial disease that affects freshwater finfish worldwide.

dateJan 15, 2015 in Ecology
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How a box jellyfish catches fish

The first feeding study of tropical Australia's Irukandji box jellyfish has found that they actively fish. They attract larval fish by twitching their extended tentacles, highlighting their nematocyst clusters ...

dateJun 03, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Fish catch break on world stage at global conference

Inland fishing - the powerful yet quieter sister to the large, salty marine aquaculture powerhouse - has gained what experts say is a much-needed visibility boost this as the first partnership between Michigan ...

dateJan 27, 2015 in Ecology
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Fish offer lessons in effective leadership

Good leaders needing to strike a balance between striving to reach goals and keeping their followers with them has deep evolutionary roots, according to a new study from the Universities of Bristol, Harvard ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Iconic Indian fish on the brink of extinction

The legendary humpback Mahseer, one of the world's most iconic freshwater fish, is on the brink of extinction according to scientists from Bournemouth University in the UK and St. Albert's College in Kochi, ...

dateMay 14, 2015 in Ecology
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