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Adaptive responses to environmental changes in Lake Victoria cichlids
Promotor: Prof.dr. M.K. Richardson, Co-Promotor: F. Witte
The noisy underwater world: the effect of sound on behaviour of captive zebrafish
Promotor: Carel J. ten Cate, Co-Promotor: Hans W. Slabbekoorn
Certain cichlid fish in Lake Victoria seem to have adapted super-fast to changing circumstances. Dr Frans Witte from the Integrative Zoology section has been awarded an NWO subsidy (approx. € 240,000) to carry out PhD research into the rapid changes apparent in this fish species.
Deep sea research with microphone
‘Even at the deepest point in the ocean you can still hear the noise from boats,' says biologist Hans Slabbekoorn. ‘And that's while sound is the most important means of communication for underwater life.' What is the effect of all that underwater noise on fish and other animals? Slabbekoorn is on board…