News tagged with whitefish

10,000 year-old DNA proves when fish colonized lakes

DNA molecules in lake sediment are few and hard bound to particles. This resulted in challenging analyses and required development of new methods, both for extracting sufficiently clean DNA and for the statistical analysis ...

dateSep 20, 2017 in Evolution
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Biodiversity can promote ecosystem efficiency

Humans influence evolution. In the case of whitefish in Swiss lakes, one consequence of this is replacement of a diversity of specialised species by fewer generalists. A recent analysis now suggests that communities of diverse ...

dateFeb 16, 2017 in Ecology
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Sea lampreys turning up the heat

(Phys.org) —Male sea lampreys may not be the best-looking creatures swimming in our lakes and streams, but they apparently have something going for them that the ladies may find irresistible.

dateJun 27, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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