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Implications of Digital Elevation Models on Habitat Analysis of Golden Mahseer in the Upper Ganga Basin, India

Aquatic habitat analysis is crucial in determining the relationship between river flow and habitat availability for aquatic species. This helps in identifying the environmental flow requirements of...

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Extracellular matrix (ECM) pathway involved in skin immune response of Cynoglossus semilaevis upon Vibrio vulnificus infection

Half-smooth tongue sole (Cynoglossus semilaevis) is regarded as a significant commercial marine fish species in China, and frequent outbreaks of vibriosis has led to substantial economic losses. In...

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Spatial distribution and introduction pathways of non-native freshwater fish species in China

Non-native freshwater fish species are regarded as a key factor responsible for the degradation of freshwater ecosystems. Although research on China's non-native freshwater fish species has been conducted...

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Diversity in freshwater scuticociliates (Alveolata, Ciliophora, Scuticociliatia): two new species isolated from a wetland in northern China, focusing on their morphology, taxonomy, and molecular phylogeny, with establishment of a new family Glauconematidae fam. nov.

In the aquatic microbial food web, scuticociliates are diverse and predominant in almost all kinds of biotopes while extremely confused regarding their taxonomy and systematic relationships within the...

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An improved method for tubulin staining of ciliated eukaryotes

Ciliated microeukaryotes (ciliates) are distinguished by their cilia, which are rich in tubulin. We developed a method for tubulin staining in ciliate cells that involves using live-cell tubulin-staining...

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Species composition and succession of coral reef fishes in Huaguang Reef, Xisha Islands

A list of coral reef fish species of Huaguang Reef was compiled in 2023 using hand fishing, diving fishing, underwater video, and eDNA detection, combined with historical data from 1979 and archival...

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A recombinase polymerase amplification with lateral flow assay for rapid on-the-spot detection of Aeromonas salmonicida

Aeromonas salmonicida is a common pathogen of salmonid fishes that poses a significant threat to the fresh water and marine culture industry, potentially resulting in huge economic losses. To prevent...

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Chinese wisdom and modern innovation of aquaculture

Aquaculture originates from ancient Chinese wisdom, and is considered the most efficient food-producing industry. About 70 years ago, New China proposed an industrial approach to fish production and...

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SOCS3 acts as a potential negative regulator in the antiviral response of large yellow croaker (Larimichthys crocea) by interacting with STAT1

Suppressors of cytokine signaling (SOCS) proteins are important regulators of the Janus kinase-signal transducer and activator of transcription (JAK-STAT) pathway. Within the SOCS family, SOCS3 is one...

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Zebrafish usp3 loss promotes hypoxic tolerance by disrupting deubiquitination of K63-polyubiquitinated hif-1αa

The hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF)-mediated hypoxia signaling pathway influences oxygen homeostasis in aerobic organisms. This pathway is regulated by several other pathways. Elucidation of its regulation...

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The LxIS motif is the language between virus and host RLRs: From fish to mammalian viruses

Regulation of host interferon (IFN) production is a crucial strategy for viral immune escape. We propose that the LxIS motif language, a marker for exogenous viral proteins, interacts with host retinoic...

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Plastic pollution in marine and freshwater biota

Plastic pollution is now recognised as a growing concern for both the environment and associated biota. Consequently, a plethora of scientific reports are being produced regarding the occurrence, distribution,...

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The crucial role of fish mucus in regulating progeny inflammation and microbial homeostasis

Maternal immunity plays a vital role in protecting offspring from pathogen invasion, and it is present in nearly all vertebrates. As the most ancient vertebrates, teleost fish continuously secrete a...

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Characteristics of microbial communities and antibiotic resistance genes in typical rivers of the western Qinghai Lake basin

Environmental factors and anthropogenic activity are key factors that shape the distribution of bacteria and antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) in natural environments. However, few studies have focused...

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A One-Health approach to non-native species, aquaculture, and food security

One-Health is an umbrella term that integrates the health of the environment, humans and non-human animals. This approach is applied here to elucidate the impact of non-native invasive species on aquaculture...

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Moving bed biofilm reactor for Pimelodus maculatus reared in RAS: Start-up maturation, bioreactor microbiome and nitrogen removal

Moving bed biofilm reactors (MBBR) are equipment used to remove organic compounds and are frequently tested for aquaculture operations aimed at treating and reusing water. However, a limitation of MBBR...

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A droplet digital PCR method (ddPCR) for sensitive detection and quantification of Carassius auratus herpesvirus (CaHV)

Carassius auratus herpesvirus (CaHV) is a pathogen isolated from crucian carp (Carassius auratus) associated with high mortality. A diagnosis method that can detect the virus at an early stage, specifically...

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Characterization of stmn1a and genetic effects of a 22-bp Indel in its promoter region of bighead carp Hypophthalmichthys nobilis

Stathmin 1 (stmn1) gene, which is involved in the control of cell cycle progression, cell proliferation, differentiation and motility, is a crucial relay in the signal transduction of multiple signaling...

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A novel cell line established from skin tissue of gibel carp (Carassius gibelio) is susceptible to Carassius auratus herpesvirus infection

Frequent outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases in fish, such as Carassius auratus herpesvirus (CaHV) infection has caused great economic losses in China. However, the lack of a sensitive cell culture...

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Environmental impact assessments should include rigorous scientific peer review

Twenty USA states or jurisdictions and 125 nations have modeled national environmental policies after the National Environmental Policy Act. That act mandates that federal agencies initiate environmental...

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Thirty years of change: Assessing the dynamics of fish communities in Daya Bay, a semi-enclosed coastal ecosystem of the South China sea

Daya Bay is a semi-enclosed bay in the South China Sea which is a coastal ecosystem with significant ecological and economic value that is subjected to a variety of anthropogenic disturbances. However,...

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Spatiotemporal variation of microeukaryotic biodiversity and biotic condition associated with disinfectants after the COVID-19 lockdown in Wuhan, China

Intensive application of chlorine-based disinfectants driven by the COVID-19 pandemic was suspected to be detrimental to receiving water ecosystems, but with little field evidence. We characterized...

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Cladophora as ecological engineer: A new test from the largest lake of Qinghai-Tibet plateau with filamentous algal blooms

Filamentous algae blooms (FABs) have been increasing globally in recent years, and their presence can have both harmful and beneficial effects on aquatic ecosystems. As one of the most common FABs,...

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