Category Archives: Behaviour

Tiger sharks: Each to their own diving depth

The tiger shark is a poorly understood species, but may play a key role in many marine ecosystems.
The tiger shark is a poorly understood species, but may play a key role in many marine ecosystems.

ResearchBlogging.org Despite some broad similarities, the diving behaviour of tiger sharks appears to vary greatly amongst individuals.  Continue reading Tiger sharks: Each to their own diving depth

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The mystery of the fish that change their sex

Under certain circumstances, the bluestreak cleaner wrasse is able to change sex, usually from female to male.
When certain conditions arise, the bluestreak cleaner wrasse is able to change sex, usually from female to male.

This post was chosen as an Editor's Selection for ResearchBlogging.org Scientists puzzle over the possible circumstances that might lead a male fish to shift sex and become female.  Continue reading The mystery of the fish that change their sex