Finfish physiology, endocrinology, behavior, circadian, seasonal and annual rhythm, stress, etc.
Latest Activity: Mar 27
Fish that snoozes for YEARS without any food or water could help scientists crack suspended animation in humans.The African lungfish can sleep for up to five years without any sustenance.Researchers said that they slow down their biological clock…Continue
Started by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron Aug 18, 2015.
The electric eel, a scaleless Amazonian fish that can deliver an electrical jolt strong enough to knock down a full-grown horse, possesses an electroshock system uncannily similar to a taser.That is the conclusion of a nine-month study of the way in…Continue
Started by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron Jun 26, 2015.
Started by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron Jul 10, 2011.
30 Jul 2010Draft standards designed to help minimise the potential negative impact freshwater trout aquaculture has on the environment and society have been released for the first of two public comment periods.The standards, which address such…Continue
Started by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron Jul 29, 2010.
Posted by Jennifer Welsh on "The Scientist" July 15, 2010.Kyle Luckenbill is a dead fish paparazzo at Philadelphia's Academy of Natural Sciences. He has been photographing and x-raying the Academy's collection of 3,000 name-bearing fish…Continue
Started by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron Jul 16, 2010.
Hi,This is the latest news from Japan (NHK, national broadcasting) about a complete culture of the eel (Anguilla japonicus); from eggs to the maturity and the grown adults produced eggs which hatched as larvae for rearing again. I have known some…Continue
Started by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron Apr 30, 2010.
AbstractEurasian perch (P. fluviatilis) is a veryimportant fish species in Varese lake (N-WItaly). Since the second half of 20th century,perch catches in the lake have steadilydecreased and by the end of the ‘80s thespecies resulted clearly…Continue
Started by Dave Takaki. Last reply by Stephen Van Kampen-Lewis Mar 17, 2010.
By Alla KatsnelsonTheScientist.comIt’s like Hollywood in the fish room of the animal biology department at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Dave Ernst, the lab tech, points the camera through a peep hole in a black plastic drape towards…Continue
Started by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron. Last reply by Dave Takaki Mar 17, 2010.