Once these weaponized insulins are absorbed, the fish go into insulin shock. The weaponized insulins do not allow any recovery, once inside the fish, the insulin function can’t be shut off, and the victim remains in hypoglycemic shock, unable to move, until the slowly moving predator ingests it.
With your input, post-graduate student researcher Joanne Younger at the University of Portsmouth hopes to gain insights into the invertebrates being kept by aquarists to help better drive marine invert propagation R&D.
A visit with aquarium fish collectors offers a rare glimpse at the collection of red fire shrimp for the marine ornamental trade in coastal Sri Lanka.
During this time of the calendar year, some interesting little animals make their most obvious appearance on some NE Pacific soft-sediment habitats.
Although brittle stars are not main attraction in most reefs, they do make an interesting side show.