fish Tag

corals

To all the marine life buffs, it is a well-known fact that photosynthetic algae, very comfortably, resides in corals. Not only do they get a nice little ‘coral’ roof for them, but the algae help its ‘home’ by turning the available carbon dioxide into coral food. This co-operative exchange, however, is slowly nearing its end, due to the acid in the ocean and warm temperatures....

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Fishes

The study of fishes and their various biological mechanisms has been a topic of research for various biologists. Günther Zupanc, a professor of Biology in the Northeastern University based his research on teleost fish. The word ‘teleost’ can be ascribed to more than 20,000 species of fishes. These fishes have retained their ability to grow in their adult development stages. They, in this function, become...

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robots

Lobster and other seafood may simply be a source of tasty meat that's fun to eat at social events. These lobsters are especially found in large numbers in New England and are exported widely to the US, Canada, Italy, and France. “While fishing is done locally, much of the processing is outsourced to other countries. A lack of local manpower means scallops caught off the...

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To gather more information about a special fish, Ben Moran,who had been a student of Northeastern University and also Knight-Hennessy scholar, travelled to the coastal region of Central America on May, 2017. In Belize, he went out to find a special type of fish called Maya hamlet and collect its DNA in the process. But soon he found out that the fishes were not where...

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Our ecosystem is comprised of interdependent animals and plants which constitute a complex web of life. Unfortunately, the improper interventions of human beings in nature are pushing several of the species in the ecosystem to the brink of extinction. Many marine species including marine mammals, sea turtles and salmonids are also on the edge of extinction as climate change and over-fishing become a major threat...

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fish

One doesn’t check what kind of things they buy, including fish. They just assume that they’ve received what they want. Well, it couldn’t hurt to look into the details. Because recently, cases of mislabeling fishes have cropped up. These mishaps led to selling cheaper fishes as more expensive ones. New York State’s attorney general’s office investigated this issue. Northeastern University helped them in the research. The...

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