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$1.5 million awarded to marine conservationists
...o address ecological and socio-economic impacts of seahorse
fisheries. "As respected leaders in their fields, the 2000 Pew Fellows excel in their various disciplines and are united by their problem-solving abilities and their capacity to apply sound science to effect positive change for the sea," said Cynthia...
University of Georgia geneticist among the first to study genetic mating systems of fishes and turtles
...amous. His lab's studies on the Western Australian seahorse
showed that while the study population was genetically monogamous within a breeding period, more than 40 percent of the couples get "divorces" and "remarry" between successive reproductive bouts. Gender roles are sometimes reversed. In the more than...
Male pregnancy in seahorses may affect formation of new species
...arge seahorse, you want to mate with another large seahorse
so youre not wasting your eggs or your brood pouch...mating that Jones and his colleagues observed in a seahorse
species off the coast of Perth, Australia. Under these conditions, the model indicated sympatric spe...
World's smallest seahorse discovered
...s of seahorse. Adults of the new species, a pygmy seahorse
known as Hippocampus denise, are typically just 16... safe from the over-exploitation threatening other seahorse
species. But with only a handful of sightings on record, it's hard to know what risks they face, war...