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Tiny red animals dart in the dark under the ice of a frozen Quebec lake

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL     In a frozen lake in Quebec, tiny red creatures zip about under the ice. Guillaume Grosbois and Milla Rautio, researchers at Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Saguenay, Québec, Canada report the discovery of active life in a winter lake today in the Ecological Society…

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Author Suzanne Alonzo observes spawning sixbar wrasse (Thalassoma hardwicke) off Moorea Island in French Polynesia (17°30′ S, 149°50′ W), 17 kilometers (11 miles) northwest of Tahiti. Credit, Jeffrey Shima.

Born under an inauspicious moon, baby fish delay settlement on coral reefs

Dark nights offer best chance of survival for sixbar wrasse leaving the open ocean for the reef, but risky moonlit swims may grant a fitness edge to survivors Monday, 18 December 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL Parents’ choices about when to breed have lifelong consequences for offspring. For the sixbar wrasse, the flexibility of…

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Tiny red animals dart in the dark under the ice of a frozen Quebec lake

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL     In a frozen lake in Quebec, tiny red creatures zip about under the ice. Guillaume Grosbois and Milla Rautio, researchers at Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Saguenay, Québec, Canada report the discovery of active life in a winter lake today in the Ecological Society…

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Author Suzanne Alonzo observes spawning sixbar wrasse (Thalassoma hardwicke) off Moorea Island in French Polynesia (17°30′ S, 149°50′ W), 17 kilometers (11 miles) northwest of Tahiti. Credit, Jeffrey Shima.

Born under an inauspicious moon, baby fish delay settlement on coral reefs

Dark nights offer best chance of survival for sixbar wrasse leaving the open ocean for the reef, but risky moonlit swims may grant a fitness edge to survivors Monday, 18 December 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL Parents’ choices about when to breed have lifelong consequences for offspring. For the sixbar wrasse, the flexibility of…

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