To track winter flounder, researchers look to ear bones

27 agosto 2015

Researchers are turning to an unusual source — otoliths, the inner ear bones of fish — to identify the nursery grounds of winter flounder, the protected estuaries where the potato chip-sized juveniles grow to adolescence. The research could aid the effort to restore plummeting winter flounder populations along the East Coast of the US.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/150827141909.htm

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