News tagged with fish

Increase in ciguatera fish poisoning cases in Europe

The substance ciguatoxin is only found in fish from tropical and subtropical seas. For some years now, cases of ciguatera have been reported with increasing frequency in Europe, in particular on the Spanish and Portuguese ...

dateJun 16, 2017 in Ecology
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Distant fish relatives share looks

James Cook University scientists have found evidence that even distantly related Australian fish species have evolved to look and act like each other, which confirms a central tenet of evolutionary theory.

dateJun 15, 2017 in Ecology
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Subsea pipelines make fish safe havens

A first-of-its-kind study led by The University of Western Australia into the ecological value of offshore infrastructure has revealed that subsea pipelines in north-west Australia provide safe havens for commercially important ...

dateJun 12, 2017 in Ecology
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Fiji's commitment to marine managed areas

The Government of Fiji has made a commitment to gazette two large Marine Managed Areas (MMAs) within Fiji's Vatu-i-Ra Seascape—a highly diverse and productive area vital to both people and wildlife alike.

dateJun 08, 2017 in Ecology
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