Peer-reviewed Articles

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Use of environmental DNA (eDNA) to assess distributions of aquatic and semi-aquatic macroorganisms is promising, but sampling schemes may need to be tailored to specific objectives. Given the potentially high variance in aquatic eDNA among replicate grab samples,...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Bioinformatics","Ecosystem Science","Freshwater Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5871
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Bighead carps (Aristichthys nobilis) were divided into four groups with different feeding strategies: group A, nature live food only (fertiliser only, 200 g urea + 160 g ethylamine phosphate + 250 g Huangjintai bio-fertiliser); group B, nature live food + 1/2 formulated...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6000
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The swamp eel (Monopterus albus) is an important commercial farmed fish species in China. However, it is susceptible to Aeromonas hydrophila infections, resulting in high mortality and considerable economic loss. Povidone-iodine (PVP-I) is a widely used chemical...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Toxicology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5523
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The Bertalanffy–Pütter growth model describes mass m at age t by means of the differential equation dm/dt = p * ma − q * mb. The special case using the von Bertalanffy exponent-pair a = 2/3 and b = 1 is most common (it corresponds to the von Bertalanffy growth...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Computational Biology","Mathematical Biology","Computational Science","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5973
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Chinapotamon maolanense sp. n. from Maolan National Nature Reserve, Guizhou, southwest China, is described. C. maolanense sp. n. has diagnostic features of Chinapotamon, such as a slender and sinuous male first gonopod, prominently convex carapace, and one-third...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Taxonomy","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5947
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Demand for lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus) has increased exponentially over the last decade, both for their roe, which is used as a caviar substitute, and increasingly also as cleaner fish to control sea lice in salmon farming. The species is classified as Near Threatened...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Genetics","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5974
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Many ecosystems are influenced simultaneously by multiple stressors. One important environmental stressor is aquatic pollution via wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) effluents. WWTP effluents may contribute to eutrophication or contain anthropogenic contaminants...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Parasitology","Ecotoxicology","Freshwater Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5956
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In this paper, we map the distribution of scale-rayed wrasse Acantholabrus palloni in eastern Skagerrak based on a combination of verified and personally communicated angling records. Long thought to be occasional vagrants outside its known range in the eastern...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Marine Biology","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5900
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To obtain well spread chromosomes, the cytogenetic protocol for Pangasianodon hypophthalmus and Clarias gariepinus were optimized. This includes, the colchicine concentration (0.01%, 0.025%, 0.05%)/exposure duration (1, 3, and 5 h), hypotonic solution (distilled...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5712
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Bighead, silver, and grass carps are invasive in the waterways of central North America, and grass carp reproduction in tributaries of the Great Lakes has now been documented. Questions about recruitment potential motivate a need for accurate models of egg and...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Freshwater Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5869
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Aquaculture production of the Pacific white shrimp is the largest in the world for crustacean species. Crucial to the sustainable global production of this important seafood species is a fundamental understanding of the shrimp gut microbiota and its relationship...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Marine Biology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5826
58 downloads
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Considering the ecological importance and potential value of Hediste diversicolor, a better understanding of its metabolic rate and potential growth rates is required. The aims of this study are: (i) to describe key biometric relationships; (ii) to test the effects...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5675
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The dam constructions greatly changed the hydrologic conditions in the Yangtze River, and then significantly affected the spawning activities of indigenous river fish. Monitoring the species composition of drifting eggs during spawning season is important for protection...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Freshwater Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5807
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The assumption of a proportional relationship between catch-per-unit-effort (CPUE) and the abundance of sharks caught by pelagic longliners is tenuous when based on fisher logbooks that report only retained specimens. Nevertheless, commercial logbooks and landings...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Conservation Biology","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5726
71 downloads
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Constitutive promoters are important tools for gene function studies and transgenesis. The Beta-actin (actb1) gene promoter has been isolated from many species but remains to be cloned from the giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii). In this study,...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Genetics","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5701

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