Tropical Long Island
- Color under tropical waters. // International Wildlife;Jul/Aug84, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p29
Within the silent world of the tropical seas, color sometimes goes hand in hand with survival. Biologists do theorize that colors serve a few basic functions: warning, camouflage, species, and sex recognition, and mating or emotional signals. However, in the majority of cases, the reason...
- Capturing exotic fish. // Americas;Jan/Feb84, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p40
Capturing exotic fish for pet shop retailing. Over $10 million in marine animals are imported into the U.S. each year. These are harvested primarily from Latin American waters. Includes collecting techniques; brilliant color photos.
- Dynamics of stripe formation. Meinhardt, Hans // Nature;8/31/1995, Vol. 376 Issue 6543, p722
Discusses the investigation made by Shigeru Kondo and Rihito Asai on the stripe formation of tropical fish contained in the August 31, issue of Nature. Intercalation of stripes during growth of the tropical fish; Regulatory features of stripe formation.
- How to spot a healthy fish. Moore, L.J. // U.S. News & World Report;1/23/89, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p67
Gives tips on how to spot healthy tropical fish to purchase. Importance of how the fish are caught and where they come from; Signs of an unhealthy fish.
- Pet Fish. Kent, David A. // Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine;5/31/2002, Vol. 190 Issue 22, p25
Reports the release of a set of postage stamps picturing tropical fish in Kiribati. List of fish; Value of the picture ocean fish; Details of the stamps.
- Tropical Fish. Kent, Dave // Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine;1/26/2007, Vol. 200 Issue 4, p16
The article reports on the stamp sets that feature tropical fish.
- The secret sex life of the Amazon molly. Aldhous, Peter // New Scientist;1/14/95, Vol. 145 Issue 1960, p14
Profiles a small fish, the Amazon molly found in the rivers of central and south America. Details of the sex life of the molly; Discovery by researchers of the reproduction of the molly; Information on the fish.
- Ecological Impacts of Poleward-Shifting Marine Species. // CO2 Science;9/17/14, Vol. 17 Issue 38, p1
A review of the article "Interactions between northern-shifting tropical species and native species in the northern Gulf of Mexico" by R.L. Gericke and colleagues which appeared in the periodical "Estuaries and Coasts" in 2014, is presented.
- Why tropical fish make good pets. Beck, Scott // St. Charles Journal;8/28/2011, Vol. 46 Issue 69, pA7
The article presents reasons for selecting a tropical fish as a pet.