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Trout, heal thyself
Summer 2015

Rainbow trout facing their main illness, coldwater disease, might have a better treatment option in probiotics from their own intestinal bacteria.


Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: Rainbow trout, Animal diseases, Fish


What's the catch?
Summer 2011
The rainbow trout has evolved over millions of years to survive in varied but particular circumstances in the wild. The hatchery rainbow fl ourishes in its relatively new, artificial surroundings, but its acquired skill set compromises its evolution. The rainbow has so straddled the worlds of nature and nurture, says biologist Gary Thorgaard, that it has become “a world fish.”
Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: Genetics, Fishing, Rainbow trout, Fish