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 →

Aquarium History

Let the word AQUARIUM then be the one selected to indicate these interesting collections of aquatic animals and plants, distinguishing it as a Freshwater Aquarium, if contents be fluviatile, or a Marine Aquarium, if it be such as I have made the subject of the present volume. – The Aquarium, Philip Henry Gosse, 1856. The start... Continue Reading →

Book: Biology of Stress In Fish – Fish Physiology (Chapter 12 – Stress Management And Welfare)

Book: Biology of Stress In Fish – Fish Physiology (Chapter 12 – Stress Management And Welfare) Lynne U Sneddon, David C.C. Wolfenden, Jack S Thomson Biology of Stress in Fish - Fish Physiology, pp.463-539 The Chapter 12 authors have posted their work on Research Gate here: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/309613409_Stress_Management_and_Welfare DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-802728-8.00012-6 (Science Direct) There is not only a lack of... Continue Reading →

Life without a cell membrane: Challenging the specificity of bacterial endophytes within Bryopsis (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta)

Life without a cell membrane: Challenging the specificity of bacterial endophytes within Bryopsis (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) BMC Microbiology 2011 11:255 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2180-11-255 Once again a link about the pest algae Bryopsis. This algae tends to plague many unstable reef aquariums. After someone treating a fungal infection in fish coincidentally noticed Bryopsis die-off in their tank, folks have been using fluconazole to treat... Continue Reading →

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