Tag Archives: fish

  • Joshua Brower, M.Sc. Candidate in Ecology

    Posted on May 7, 2013 by Violet Compton in Featured research.

      Scary predators stress small fish Stress is a part of everyday life, even for animals.  Everyone has experienced how stress can affect our mood, appetite, and interactions with others.  Animals have similar reactions when stressed and experience many stressful events ranging from extreme temperature to antagonistic encounters with other animals.  Stressful disturbances may cause [...]

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  • Lee Reeve, M.Sc. Candidate in Ecology

    Posted on March 1, 2013 by Violet Compton in Featured research.

      Nursery habitat for juvenile halibut Being a tiny fish isn’t easy!  Throughout the course of their lives, many fishes move from the open ocean to coastal nursery habitats, and then back to deep off-shore areas.  All that traveling leaves them vulnerable to lots of predators and variable food resources.  Fish mortality is especially high [...]

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  • Violet Compton, PhD candidate

    Posted on September 30, 2012 by Violet Compton in Featured research.

    You’ve probably heard the story about pesticides and how bad they are for the environment, but have you ever really thought about who they hurt and how? Pesticides don’t just kill those pesky little critters in your bed; they are applied to almost every type of crop and object you can think of and many [...]

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