Study: Global Warming Changes Balance Between Parasite And Host In Fish
Leicester, England - Dec 6, 2011 21:13 EST
Parasitic worms that infect fish, and have a devastating effect on fish reproduction, grow four times faster at higher temperatures – providing some of the first evidence that global warming affects the interactions between parasites and their hosts.
Not So Bad: Great Lakes Fish Feeding On Invading Shrimp
Kingston, Ontario - Nov 22, 2011 19:01 EST
The latest invader of the Great Lakes—Hemimysis anomala, or more commonly the bloody red shrimp after its bright red spots—may become a new food source for fish, allaying concerns about how it will impact native fish populations.
"Forecasting how an...
Costa Rica: Tuna Farm Aquaculture Project Near Turtle Beaches Stopped
San Jose, Costa Rica - Nov 11, 2011 17:44 EST
On Monday November 7, 2011 Costa Rica's Environmental Secretariat (SETENA), via official document 2723-2011, stated it would no longer consider Granjas Atuneras de Golfito SA's petition to construct a yellow fin tuna aquaculture project, or tuna farm, at the...
Researchers: Fish Follow The Simple 'Rules Of Motion' To School
Uppsala, Sweden - Nov 7, 2011 20:28 EST
The rules of school are simple: it is all about watching the kid nearest to you and making sure you do what they do. Researchers at the mathematics department at Uppsala University, together with biologists at Sydney University have shown...
Florida Divers Capture 312 Invasive Lionfish During Lower Keys Derby
Stock Island, Florida Keys - Nov 7, 2011 18:32 EST
More than 50 divers collected 312 Indo-Pacific red lionfish Nov. 5 during the final 2011 diver derby to reduce the population of the invasive species in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
The Lower Keys Lionfish Derby attracted 14 teams that...