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Bravery may cost fish their lives

Fish that show bravery often become prey themselves, whereas shyer individuals survive to a greater extent. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have now successfully established a connection between bold personalities ...

dateMay 04, 2017 in Ecology
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Evolution: On mosaics and melting-pots

Genetic studies of cichlid fishes suggest that interspecies hybrids played a prominent role in their evolution. Analysis of a unique fossil cichlid from the Upper Miocene of East Africa now provides further support for this ...

dateMay 02, 2017 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Fish cooperate for selfish reasons

Why do animals help raise offspring that aren't their own? A new study by an international team of researchers from Sweden, Canada and the UK shows that fish cooperate to raise another fish's offspring to reduce their own ...

dateApr 19, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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