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Research finds fish urinate to ‘reduce violence’

in News · 10-08-2017 12:42:00 · 0 Comments

Researchers from the Algarve University’s Sea Sciences Centre have found that male fish urinate in the water to reduce aggressiveness.

The group of researchers found that the Mozambican Tilapia urinates to “reduce violence when fighting” with rivals. The findings were published in the Scientific Reports magazine and were discovered after researchers used a mirror in fish tanks to see how the fish reacted.

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Edition 1445
14 October 2017
Edition: 1445

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