Wright Lab News
Even though it is known to be a cannibal, the mangrove rivulus (Kryptolebias marmoratus) will never eat one of its own embryos - only those of others. This amphibious fish can recognize its own kin, even in the embryonic stage, according to research from the Wright...
Brock and Sherri Fenton from Western University put their incredible photography skills to work and captured some dramatic photos of jumping rivulus. Brock Fenton's Website
Robyn's work, in collaboration with post-doc Tamzin Blewett at the University of Waterloo (now at U Alberta), was published today in Aquatic Toxicology. The short version - copper exposed fish probably improve respiratory ability by increasing gill area, but despite...
Emily's work, published in the Journal of Experimental Biology, shows that terrestrial acclimation improves jumping performance on land in the amphibious mangrove rivulus via an increase in aerobic muscle fibres. Well done Emily!
Congratulations to labmates Andy Turko (PhD) and Tessa Blanchard (MSc)!
Check out how K. marmoratus chills out when the water gets hot. Traci Watson highlights new research from the lab in National Geographic online.
This medal is awarded from the Canadian Society of Zoologists to those who have made outstanding contributions to knowledge and understanding in the field of zoology.
Andy Turko is this year's Department of Integrative Biology distinguished student speaker.