Fish Superpowers - Anatomy, Physiology, Evolution, Genetics, Koi Characteristics, Koi/Fish Welfare

This short article is by Gary Elmore, CKK and Certified Judge.  There is a whole picture essay on the rescue in the Pond Pictures Gallery, which shows Gary's equipment, tanks and a closeup of the fish.  As always, the bulk of the story is after the break...

I found this article posted on the NPR website, under "the salt" section...

Here's some more information that you might be interested in!

Did you ever notice a difference in Koi behavior between Koi raised in mud ponds versus those raised indoors?  There may be a scientific reason behind this!

 

Picture: Tissue of a Zebrafish heart

Credit: Durham University

 

 

 

Heart research funded by EPSRC at Durham University is using sophisticated optical technology to overcome the challenges of imaging living hearts which are located deep inside the body and move at 300 beats per minute.

This information was previously posted in our "Just for FUN" area.

Last summer, my Koi finally reached sexual maturity - and spawned for the first time! 

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