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fish

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Martin Malmstrøm på fisketur

Cod’s immune system is not special any more

For long we believed that the cod was a freak, who was fresh despite lack of immunity. But new research shows that all codfishes lack this immune component showing that the immune system generally is more flexible than previously thought.

Elin Sørhus, forsker ved CEES og Havforskningsinstituttet

Oil pollution a threat to the haddock

Roe from haddock, a marine cold water species, has a dramatic response to oil pollution and among a varying list of injuries can develop a very deformed cranium at the larval stage. The response is more dramatic than previously detected in both freshwater and saltwater fish comfortable at slightly greater temperatures.