Last December we have published one more short profile in our FishEthoBase, the first online and open access database to assemble ethological scientific knowledge on farmed fishes systematically. Now we have 67 short profiles in our database, which targets scientists and practitioners, but also NGOs, the general public, and other possible stakeholders.
This new short profile is about Misgurnus anguillicaudatus, a fish known as pond loach. This fish is a popular Asian species with a great tolerance to hypoxia, thermal variation, and high stocking density. Such profile was authored by Caroline Marques Maia, revised by Pablo Arechavala and revised and edited by Jenny Volstorf.
If you would like to visit the short profile of pond loach at our database, please access it here.
(posted on 2022/01/12)➜
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