three-spined stickleback

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of rivers and coastal regions

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DFW and Newhall argued that the capture and relocation of the unarmored three-spined stickleback was an appropriate mitigation measure.
Two morphological types in the reproductive stock of three-spined stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus, in Lake Harutori, Hokkaido Island.
albiflora transcriptome were compared with protein database of zebra fish, fugu, medaka and three-spined stickleback by using BLASTx program with and e-value cutoff of 1e-5.
The most numerous species in the otters' fish diet were bitterling (average 40%), gudgeon (16%) and three-spined stickleback (13%; see Fig.
Seasonal changes in brain melatonin concentration in the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus): towards an endocrine calendar.
Some of the nests shown are for hummingbirds, sea turtles, Caribbean flamingos, a harvest mouse, a Baltimore oriole, a three-spined stickleback (fish), a paper wasp and an elf owl.
A new study on three-spined stickleback fish has found that females do not always trust males who emit strong sexual signals.
Moreover, Tinbergen (1972) has already shown, in his classic study on the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculleatus), that the initial response of male in a social interaction is to fight with any individual, until sex perception, leading to continued fighting or changing to courtship.
The three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) has long attracted scientists, including 1973 Nobel Prize winner Tinbergen, for its unique characteristics (e.g., their sex is determined by environmental conditions; they provide rare-for-fish parental care).
The shallow backwaters provide food and shelter for the three-spined stickleback, a minnowlike fish whose bony side plates help keep predators at bay.
This beetle which features on the E stamp, is also prone to eating the fish featured on the 45p stamp, the Three-Spined Stickleback.
Internest distance and sneaking in the three-spined stickleback. Anim.
The three-spined stickleback dad builds a special nest for his babies.
Two distinct species of the three-spined stickleback dart about in each of several lakes in British Columbia.
Within the family Gasterosteidae, researchers working with the three-spined stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus have been documenting interpopulation variability for over 60 y.