Tag: Fish

Mood-modifying drugs for humans also alter fish behavior

Contact: Natasha Pinol npinol@aaas.org 202-326-6440 American Association for the Advancement of Science Trace amounts of pharmaceuticals in rivers and streams inspire changes in wildlife This release is available in Arabic, French, Japanese, Spanish, Swedish, and Chinese.              IMAGE:   This is a perch (Perca fluviatilis). Click here […]

Hormone-mimicking chemicals cause inter-species mating

BPA in rivers leads to breakdown of fish species barriers Hormone-mimicking chemicals released into rivers have been found to impact the mating choices of fish, a new study has revealed. The controversial chemical BPA, which emits oestrogen-like properties, was found to alter an individual’s appearance and behavior, leading […]