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A New Discovery of Genetic Key to Salt-Tolerance in Tilapia

Studying Mozambique tilapia, the researchers found that short DNA…Continue

Tags: Tolerance, Tilapia, fish, seawater, Salt

Started by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron Mar 27.

The fish that snoozes for years without any food or water

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

Tags: clock, energy, waste, lungfish, biological

Started by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron Aug 18, 2015.

Electric eel uses high-voltage shocks to locate and stun prey

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

Tags: stun, prey, locate, shocks, eel

Started by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron Jun 26, 2015.

A Shocking Fish Tale Surprises Evolutionary Biologists 1 Reply

A 6-foot-long electric eel is basically a 6-inch fish attached to a…Continue

Tags: electric, eel, volts, Biologists, Evolutionary

Started by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron. Last reply by J. Linden Rose Jun 29, 2014.

WWF’s trout aquaculture standards released for public comment

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

Tags: trout, pollution, fish, dialog, WWF

Started by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron Jul 29, 2010.

Fishy X-ray

  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

Tags: Kyle, Luckenbill, art, science, readiographs

Started by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron Jul 16, 2010.

aquaculture of eels 世界初 ウナギの完全養殖成功

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

Tags: aquaculture, Japan, culture, japonicus, Anguilla

Started by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron Apr 30, 2010.

Post-larvae growth performances in illuminated floating cage 1 Reply

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.

Do fish have personalities? 3 Replies

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

Tags: tank, film, camera, pike, social

Started by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron. Last reply by Dave Takaki Mar 17, 2010.

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Comment by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on May 8, 2010 at 12:06pm
Dear All, do you know someone who produce Lichia amia? I know that pompano is well known fish, but for us in East Europe Lichia is better choice. The fish is native in our coasts.
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