Tag: "lobster" at biology news
Saving endangered whales at no cost
By comparing the productivity of lobster
fishing operations in American and Canadian waters...ndividuals show signs of entanglement, mostly from lobster
fishing gear. In the new work, the researchers analyzed the costs and benefits of two dramatical...
Restaurant seafood prices since 1850s help plot marine harvests through history
...at $50 to $70. Similarly, the restaurant price of lobster
has tracked its fluctuating abundance and populari...Jones. "Prior to the 1880s, it was unusual to see lobster
on menus at all except in bargain-priced lobster
salad," he says. "It was considered a trash fish no...
New project aims to make large-scale lobster farms feasible
...they hope will make large-scale culturing of spiny lobster
economically feasible. The project is based on the serendipitous discovery that lobster
larvae are settling on open water fish cages in Puerto Rico by the thousands. The research, along wi...
In the sea slug's defense against lobsters, confusion is key
...nk and opaline's other effects, in distracting the lobster
sufficiently to enable the slug's successful evasion. Because the set of behaviors stimulated by the slug's secretions resemble activation of a feeding pathway, the researchers named this novel chemical defense "phagomimicry." The stickiness of the ...