A fisheye view of the tree of life

Check out A fisheye view of the tree of life. After you click over to the website, you can mouse over the different parts of the tree for solid answers to questions such as: What is a fish? Why are humans in the fish tree? What are googly-eyed fish? This is part of U.C. Berkeley's excellent... Continue Reading →

The Nature and Consequences of Indirect Effects in Ecological Communities

The Nature and Consequences of Indirect Effects in Ecological Communities J. Timothy Wootton Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, Vol. 25:443-466 (Volume publication date November 1994) https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev.es.25.110194.002303 PDF Available Five simple types of indirect effects have been regularly demonstrated in nature: exploitative com­petition, trophic cascades, apparent competition, indirect mutualism, and in­teraction modifications. Detailed experimental investigations of... Continue Reading →

Hyperparasitism of trichodinid ciliates on monogenean gill flukes of two marine fish

Hyperparasitism of trichodinid ciliates on monogenean gill flukes of two marine fish A. Colorni*, A. Diamant Dis Aquat Org 65: 177–180, 2005, Published June 30 doi:10.3354/dao065177 Full PDF is available on the Int-Res link above! Under perturbed environmental conditions, specificity between fish hosts and their parasitic fauna often breaks down (Rohde 1982, Thoney & Hargis... Continue Reading →

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