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UK’s First Marine Breeders event on February 15
UK’s First Marine Breeders event on February 15
Interested in marines? Interested in the incredibly challenging but, exceptionally rewarding, part of the hobby that is breeding marines? Excellent! Read on.....
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Gareth Bull on Thursday 6 February, 2014, 10:02
New tiny armoured catfish species found in Brazil
New tiny armoured catfish species found in Brazil
A new species of tiny armoured catfish caught from the Rio Paraíba do Sul basin, Brazil has been described in the open access journal Zooke...
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Gareth Bull on Thursday 11 July, 2013, 10:22
Britain’s rivers are bouncing back
Britain’s rivers are bouncing back
Over the past 20 years there have been dramatic improvements in both water quality and wildlife for urban rivers throughout England and Wal...
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Gareth Bull on Monday 2 July, 2012, 10:42
Manta rays tagged to reveal secrets of a mysterious ocean giant
Manta rays tagged to reveal secrets of a mysterious ocean giant
Conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Exeter, and the Government of Mexico have used the latest satellite tracking technology to discover the feeding habitats and threats to the world’s largest r...
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Gareth Bull on Monday 14 May, 2012, 21:01
Five-limbed brittlestars move like people
Five-limbed brittlestars move like people
Despite being brainless, research has shown that brittlestars actually move in a very coordinated way, and move bilaterally, like peopl...
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Gareth Bull on Monday 14 May, 2012, 20:50
Giant squids’ football size eyes are for playing defence
Giant squids’ football size eyes are for playing defence
At 25.4cm/10" Giant and Colossal squids have eyes bigger than an official Size 5 football, but the question has always been w...
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Gareth Bull on Wednesday 21 March, 2012, 14:47
The sweet smell of fear
The sweet smell of fear
When one fish in a shoal gets injured it gives off a mysterious substance that causes the rest of the shoal to flee in fear. This substance is known as "Schreckstoff" which means "scary stuff" in German. Now, researchers have discovered what this "scary stuff" is made ...
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Gareth Bull on Monday 12 March, 2012, 10:55
Cuttlefish see in high-definition polarised vision
Cuttlefish see in high-definition polarised vision
A recent discovery reveals that cuttlefish have the most acute polarisation vision known in any anim...
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Gareth Bull on Thursday 8 March, 2012, 21:15
Phytoplankton is key to a healthy planet
Phytoplankton is key to a healthy planet
Phytoplankton is at the base of the ocean food chain and this coupled with the fact that it provides more than half our oxygen supply means it has an integral role in the control of global warmi...
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Gareth Bull on Monday 20 February, 2012, 9:41
Free fish ID app released for the iPhone!
Free fish ID app released for the iPhone!
The Smithsonian Guide to the Shore Fishes of the Tropical Eastern Pacific has been released as a fully operational field guide by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institu...
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Gareth Bull on Wednesday 15 February, 2012, 20:35


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