News tagged with fish

A compass in the dark

A research team headed by scientists of Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has published a new model in Nature Communications which allows studying magnetoreception. Analyzing zebrafish ...

dateMar 09, 2018 in Plants & Animals
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Fish farms are helping to fight hunger

Over the past three decades, the global aquaculture industry has risen from obscurity to become a critical source of food for millions of people. In 1990, only 13 percent of world seafood consumption was farmed; by 2014, ...

dateMar 08, 2018 in Ecology
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Fish team up for more food

Cooperative behaviour to acquire food resources has been observed in hunting carnivores and web-building social spiders. Now researchers have found comparable behaviours in a fish species. A tiny striped fish called Neolamprologus ...

dateMar 06, 2018 in Ecology
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Defying the koi herpes virus

Whether grilled, spicy with bell peppers or breaded in flour and fried floating in oil – the carp is one of the most popular edible fish. A dreaded threat to the up to 15 kilos fried fish: the koi herpes virus (KHV). It ...

dateMar 01, 2018 in Ecology
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