Females decide whether ambitious males float or flounder
Hamilton, ON. January 30, 2007 Aggression, testosterone and nepotism dont necessarily help one climb the social ladder, but the support of a good female can, according to new research on the social habits of an unusual African species of fish.
The study, published today in the journal Proceedi...
Eularis Releases Comprehensive Report on Effective and Measurable Pharmaceutical eMarketing Using Social Media
...ement of the financial impact of using them, using analytics, is certainly possible for justification to management."
Many pharma companies still flounder
when it comes to justifying online marketing and can still be stumped by how to use the plethora of emerging social media tools now available. This ch...
Wake Forest researchers say popular fish contains potentially dangerous fatty acid combination
...he researchers found that farmed tilapia contained only modest amounts of omega-3 fatty acids less than half a gram per 100 grams of fish, similar to flounder
and swordfish. Farmed salmon and trout, by contrast, had nearly 3 and 4 grams, respectively.
At the same time, the tilapia had much higher amounts ...
Rise in Mercury Levels in Supermarket Fish
...rcury was found in canned albacore tuna, the subject of earlier federal warnings. The lowest levels of mercury were found in catfish, pollock, salmon, flounder
and cod. Chinook or king salmon topped the list for PCBs, a long-banned chemical linked to cancer and impaired brain development. State health officia...
Flounder in Medical Products
Allergen, Food, Flounder (plaice)
Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Flounder in Biological News
Study: Illegal fishing harming present and future New England groundfish fisheries
...o increase the number of violations that are detected, reported and successfully prosecuted.
The NEGF includes 24 species, including cod, haddock, flounder
and other important commercial stocks, and is targeted by a fishing fleet of nearly 3,400 vessels ranging from small hook-and-line vessels, operating ...
New fossil tells twisted tale of how flatfishes ended up with two eyes on one side of head
...issing link" in the evolution of flatfishes and explain one of nature's most extraordinary phenomena.
All living flatfishes, which include halibut, flounder
and sole, have a bizarre structural adaptation: both eyes are on one side of their head. What is even more remarkable is that every flatfish is born s...
Scientists integrate data in three dimensions to study climate effects on young fish
... but what we found was more temperate marine life species like fluke, anchovies and sea robins off New Jersey, and scallops, squid egg mops and winter flounder
more typical of New England off Long Island. The differences in the two seascapes were striking."
Technology has been a huge help to the ECOS proje...
Climate change causing significant shift in composition of coastal fish communities
... Collie said that while most of the changes occurred slowly, an abrupt change appeared to take place in 1980 and 1981 when benthic species like winter flounder
and silver hake declined and pelagic species including butterfish and bluefish increased.
"We think there has been a shift in the food web resul...
Saltwater sleuths: Seeking clues to help determine the ages of fish and shellfish populations
...the NEFSC in the 1940s with haddock and yellowtail flounder
scales but really picked up steam in the 1960s. To...h winter, samples from cod, haddock and yellowtail flounder
on Georges Bank are analyzed for the Transboundary...000 samples will be analyzed for the annual summer flounder
assessment. Twice a year, several thousand samples...
Ancient fish bones reveal impacts of global warming beneath the sea
...lf of Riga took place at more than 20 localities along the whole coast of the basin and was therefore an important livelihood at these times. Herring, flounder
and eelpout (considered to be cold-tolerant species) formed the majority of the catch while the importance of species such as perch, pikeperch and var...
UF scientists trace origin of shark's electric sense
...ute. "That doesn't mean they can only detect electric fish. They can sense electricity generated by a muscle twitch, even if it's the weak signal of a flounder
buried under sand."
Likewise, sharks are widely thought to use the Earth's magnetic field for navigation, enabling them to swim in precise paths ac...
Flounder in Biological Technology
When it Comes to Going Green, These N.C. Scientists are Singing the Blues
...er 60 percent of the world's
marine life is overfished or fished to capacity. The aquapreneurs at
MARBIONC are cultivating black sea bass and southern flounder
tanks, creating a renewable food source that eliminates the destructive
in-ocean farming practices that put harmful waste back into the
Flounder in Biological Definition
... Pacific at 10,924 m (35,838 ft). Water pressure at these depths is extreme and there is no light from above, but some life still exists here. Small flounder
(family Soleidae ) fish and shrimp were seen by the American crew of the bathyscaphe Trieste when it dived to the bottom in 1960 .
Flounder in Biological Dictionary
...mp; Practice (Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing) (9783540284598): Ying-ping ... ... based and more saturated genetic linkage map of olive flounder
based ... Rommens M. et al. A genetic linkage map of Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L) ... Genetic linkage analysis of familie...