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Extremely short lifespan in the annual fish Nothobranchius furzeri
Evolutionary theories of senescence postulate that lifespan is determined by the age-dependent decrease in the effects of natural selection. Factors that influence survival and reproduction at earlyExpand
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Identification of endangered Mediterranean cyprinodontiform fish by means of DNA inter-simple sequence repeats (ISSRs)
We used inter-simple sequence repeat (ISSR) technique to obtain species-specific molecular markers for the cyprinodontiform fish Valencia hispanica, Valencia letourneuxi and Aphanius fasciatus. TheExpand
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Nothobranchius kardashevi and Nothobranchius ivanovae (Cyprinodontiformes: Nothobranchiidae): two new annual killifishes from the Katuma River drainage, western Tanzania
Two new annual killifish species, Nothobranchius karda- shevi, new species, and N. ivanovae, new species, are described based on specimens collected in ephemeral pools in the Katuma River drainageExpand
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Distribution of natural populations of the killifish Aphanius fasciatus (Valenciennes, 1821) (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae) in Italy: past and current status, and future trends
Abstract The census of natural populations provides relevant information for both conservation purposes and environmental monitoring. In the present work, natural populations of the killifishExpand
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First observations of annualism in Millerichthys robustus (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae)
Millerichthys robustus survives in ephemeral pond habitats from Papaloapan river basin in Mexico by producing drought-tolerant diapausing embryos. Four stages in fertilized embryos were observed:Expand
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Potential negative impacts and low effectiveness in the use of African annual killifish in the biocontrol of aquatic mosquito larvae in temporary water bodies
Commentary and discussion on a recent paper promoting the use of Nothobranchius guentheri, a small African annual fish from the Island of Zanzibar as a tool to control mosquito larvae in temporaryExpand
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Genetic and morphological studies of Nothobranchius (Cyprinodontiformes) from Malawi with description of Nothobranchius wattersi sp. nov.
Molecular and morphological data were used to explore evolutionary differentiation among populations of Nothobranchius in the Lake Malawi-upper Shire River and the Lakes Chilwa-Chiuta drainageExpand
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