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> Biologists Discover Two New Cichlid, New Species in Lake Victoria
post Jan 5 2013, 03:50 PM
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Scientists from the Naturalis Biodiversity Center and the Institute of Biology Leiden, the Netherlands, have found two new species of cichlid fish in Lake Victoria, Tanzania.

Read on...
http://www.sci-news.com/biology/article00805.html

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post Jan 5 2013, 04:47 PM
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Best part of that article is the news that about 1/4 of the species have recovered.

Thanks for posting.


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post Feb 11 2013, 11:48 PM
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Thanks for posting this. I found the following from the article to be interesting, will probably try to find more detail on it if I can:

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Research on successfully resurgent species shows that they were able to adapt morphologically to the new environmental conditions. Their body shape, for instance, changed, so that burst swimming to escape predators improved.



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post Feb 17 2013, 04:15 PM
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good good! thanks for sharing this will pass it along!


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