otolith growth

High CO2 levels lead to abnormally large fish ear bones

June 26th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Rising carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the ocean can cause abnormally large growth in the otoliths, or ear bones, of fish, say researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography ... Read more...

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Ear may hold key to reef fish’’s sex change story

November 26th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 26 (ANI): The secret behind sex change occurring in reef fish lies in its ear, says an Australian marine scientist Doctoral student Stefan Walker, of the School of Marine and ... Read more...

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