Libor Zàvorka with a male adult Atlantic salmon during milt and eggs collection.

Libor Zàvorka: warming shrinks juvenile Atlantic salmon by decreasing their fatty acids

In this blog, postdoc Libor Zàvorka from Inter-University Centre for Aquatic Ecosystem Research (Lunz) discuss his research on climate change effects on salmon diet, shows the relevance of physiological changes in ecosystems and presents his long record as fish catcher.  About the paper The big question: how does variability in content of essential fatty acids in natural prey drive development and evolution of brain and … Continue reading Libor Zàvorka: warming shrinks juvenile Atlantic salmon by decreasing their fatty acids