Peer-reviewed Articles - Biology

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Dispersal is a critical determinant of animal distribution and population dynamics, and is essential information for management planning. We studied the movement patterns and the influence of habitat and biotic factors on Mediterranean brown trout (Salmo trutta)...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Ecology","Freshwater Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5730
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Proximate and fatty acid (FA) composition of seven freshwater fish species from the Czech Republic were examined. Moreover, the index of atherogenicity (IA) and the index of thrombogenicity (IT) were calculated from the obtained data. These two indices along with...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5729
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Background In the wild, matrinchã (Brycon amazonicus) and tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum) rely strongly on their swimming capacity to perform feeding, migration and reproductive activities. Sustained swimming speed in fishes is performed almost exclusively by aerobic...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biochemistry","Freshwater Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5719
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Eelgrass (Zostera marina) has been designated an Ecologically Significant Species in Atlantic Canada. The development and rapid expansion of netpen finfish aquaculture into sensitive coastal habitats has raised concerns about the impacts of finfish aquaculture...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Marine Biology","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5630
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Background Saprolegnia parasitica is a fish pathogen that causes severe economic losses worldwide. Virkon-S is a well-known disinfectant known to exhibit antimicrobial activities against bacteria, viruses, and fungi. In this study, we tested the anti-fungal activity...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Veterinary Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5706
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141 views

The sea cucumber (Apostichopus japonicus) has become a good model organism for studying environmentally-induced aestivation by a marine invertebrate more recently. In the present study, we hypothesized that miRNA-200-3p may contribute to establish rapid biological...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5703
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We use a novel individual-based model (IBM) to simulate larval dispersal around the island of Moloka‘i in the Hawaiian Archipelago. Our model uses ocean current output from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology general circulation model (MITgcm) as well as...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Marine Biology","Biological Oceanography"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5688
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The Gila robusta species complex in the Lower Colorado River Basin has a complicated taxonomic history. Recent authors have separated this group into three nominal taxa, G. robusta, G. intermedia, and G. nigra, however aside from location, no reliable method of...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Conservation Biology","Genomics","Taxonomy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5605
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Background Analyses of the control region sequences of European brown trout populations’ mitrochondrial DNA have revealed five main evolutionary lineages (Atlantic, Danubian, Mediterranean, Adriatic, Marble) mostly relating to the main water basins; however, the...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Genetics","Population Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5152
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Deep sea lobsters are highly valued for seafood and provide the basis of important commercial fisheries in many parts of the world. Despite their economic significance, relatively little is known about their natural diets. Microscopic analyses of foregut content...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Bioinformatics","Genetics","Marine Biology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5641
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The aim of this study was to select the most suitable reference genes for quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR) of spotted sea bass (Lateolabrax maculatus), an important commercial marine fish in Pacific Asia, under normal physiological and...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Marine Biology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5631
72 downloads
387 views

Estimating the growth of fishes is critical to understanding their life history and conducting fisheries assessments. It is imperative to sufficiently sample each size and age class of fishes to construct models that accurately reflect biological growth patterns,...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Conservation Biology","Marine Biology","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5582
89 downloads
600 views

The family of forkhead box (Fox) transcription factors regulates gonadogenesis and embryogenesis, but the role of foxr1 in reproduction is unknown. Evolutionary history of foxr1 in vertebrates was examined and the gene was found to exist in most vertebrates, including...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Cell Biology","Developmental Biology","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5534
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The recreational bait trade is a potential pathway for pathogen introduction and spread when anglers dump bait shop sourced water into aquatic systems. Despite this possibility, and previous recognition of the importance of the bait trade in the spread of aquatic...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Genomics","Freshwater Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5468
2 citations
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The shrimp or prawn is the most valuable traded marine product in the world market today and its microbiota plays an essential role in its development, physiology, and health. The technological advances and dropping costs of high-throughput sequencing have increased...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biodiversity","Genomics","Marine Biology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5382

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