News tagged with fish

Fishing for new antibiotics

Two potent antibacterials found in fish do their dirty work in unexpected ways, report UConn chemists and colleagues in a paper accepted by the FEBS Journal. The research could point the way to entirely new classes of antibiotics.

dateOct 10, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Fish shrinking as ocean temperatures rise

One of the most economically important fish is shrinking in body weight, length and overall physical size as ocean temperatures rise, according to new research by LSU Boyd Professor R. Eugene Turner published today. The average ...

dateOct 04, 2017 in Ecology
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Albatross feces show diet of fishery discards

Albatross feed on several fish species that are not easy for the birds to access in nature, but which are caught by commercial fisheries, finds a study in open-access journal Frontiers in Marine Science. This indicates a ...

dateOct 04, 2017 in Ecology
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Female fish like males who sing

Noisier seas seem to hamper fish reproduction. A new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg shows that noise pollution impedes reproduction in sand and common gobies, both of which are important food sources for ...

dateOct 04, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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