News tagged with reef fishes

Call to ban trade on iconic Nautilus seashell

An internationally renowned palaeontologist, who has recently joined the University of Adelaide, is calling for a global ban on the trade of the highly sought-after Nautilus seashell – including from Western Australian ...

dateMay 28, 2014 in Ecology
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Reef fish arrived in two waves

( —The world's reefs are hotbeds of biological diversity, including over 4,500 species of fish. A new study shows that the ancestors of these fish colonized reefs in two distinct waves, before and after the mass ...

dateApr 10, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Diving into biodiversity

Victoria Erb stood in the back of the boat with her classmates and watched three sharks cut through the crystal clear water of Belize's Great Blue Hole.

dateMar 27, 2014 in Ecology
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Why some fish can't go with the flow

Have you ever been snorkelling or scuba diving on a windy day when there are lots of waves? Did you notice how much that flow of water against your body affected your ability to swim and control your movements underwater? ...

dateMar 07, 2014 in Environment
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