River of life: zoo ’s yearly count finds seals thriving on Thames
Hundreds of dozing seals show how much cleaner the river is since it was declared dead in the 1950s“This is a sushi conveyor belt,” says the boat’s skipper, Stuart Barnes, as we watch the customers, dozens of harbour seals slumbering on sandbanks at the mouth of the Thames estuary, a 15-minute ride from Ramsgate marina.August is moulting season, when seals shed their coats and grow new ones, spending much of their day on the sandbanks as a result. This makes it a good time for scientists to count them, with the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) running its three-day annual seal survey, using boats and a specially ch...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 5, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Phoebe Weston Tags: Marine life Wildlife Rivers Environment London UK news Pollution Fish Zoology Biology Biodiversity Conservation Science The Thames Source Type: news

Fish Species' Y Chromosomes Diverged Even Without Recombination
Researchers discover surprisingly high levels of genetic diversity among the colorful male morphs of a freshwater fish. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 1, 2021 Category: Science Tags: The Literature Magazine Issue Source Type: news

Secondhand (and Third-Hand) Smoke May Be Making Your Pet Sick
Secondhand and third-hand smoke may be making your pet dog, bird, cat, guinea pig, or fish sick. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - August 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Uganda: Evidence-Based Benefits of Eating Fish
[Monitor] Fish is among the healthiest foods on the planet. It's loaded with important nutrients, such as protein and vitamin D. Fish is also a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are incredibly important for your body and brain. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Molecular cloning and characterization of the two putative toxins expressed in the venom of the devil stinger Inimicus japonicus - Hatakeyama T, Kishigawa A, Unno H.
Various proteins are involved in fish venom toxicity, but limited information is available regarding their structure and mode of action. Here, we analyzed RNA transcripts in the dorsal spine of the devil stinger Inimicus japonicus using next-generation seq... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Scientists report 'negative effects' of eating too much fish, including immune deficiency
HEALTH professional bodies, such as the NHS, advise people to eat "at least two portions of fish a week", one of which must be an oily fish. If you're eating more than this recommended amount, would it be harmful? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

96,000 fish killed after chlorine leak at seafood facility in Norway
Police said the leak of nearly 4,000 gallons of chlorine had already flowed into the Atlantic ocean. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Kids Are Eating More'Ultraprocessed' Foods
TUESDAY, Aug. 10, 2021 -- Frozen burgers, pizza pockets and toaster strudel. Energy drinks and sugary sodas. Fruit leather and potato chips. Cookies and cereal bars. Fish sticks and chicken strips. These sorts of quick-pick manufactured foods are... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 10, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Causes Scombroid Fish Poisoning
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Inspired by barnacles, medical glue stops bleeding in seconds
ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Mayo Clinic researchers and colleagues at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a rapid-sealing paste that can stop bleeding organs independent of clotting. The details are published in Nature Biomedical Engineering. The inspiration for this paste? Barnacles. Barnacles are t hose sea animals that adhere to rocks, the bottom of ships and large fish with the aim of staying in place despite wet conditions and variable surfaces. They're successful because they exude… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 9, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Divers found human remains and a submerged car in search for New Hampshire woman missing since 1978
New Hampshire Fish and Game search divers found human remains on Friday in a submerged car believed to belong to a woman who has been... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emperor Penguin Colonies Face Extinction Due To Climate Change, U.S. Officials Say
The Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking protections under the Endangered Species Act. An independent study found that nearly all colonies could be wiped out by 2100. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 4, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Burundi: A Contribution of Fish From Japan Buoys the Diets of Schoolchildren
[WFP] High in protein, vitamins, and minerals, mackerel are being supplied to 270,000 pupils in the most food-insecure regions (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

How Do I Know If My Fish Is Contaminated by Ciguatera Toxin?
Title: How Do I Know If My Fish Is Contaminated by Ciguatera Toxin?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/4/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - August 4, 2021 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

What Causes Scombroid Fish Poisoning?
Title: What Causes Scombroid Fish Poisoning?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/4/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - August 4, 2021 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news