Jens Hegg

Jens Hegg

Dec 03, 2019

Group 6 Copy 217
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    EN / PT

    Sawfish are one of the most endangered fish in the world, and Atlantic tarpon are considered vulnerable. Both fish move into salty and fresh water, but we don't understand these movements. Knowing more could help identify ways to protect both species. Luckily, tarpon scales and sawfish rostral teeth store chemistry that can reconstruct the movements they make. We hypothesize that teeth and scales will allow is to reconstruct the movements of both fish in a non-lethal way.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Can cockroaches help us cure tularemia?

    Tularemia is a deadly disease caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis (Ft). This bacterium is also a...

    How have genetics of African Lions changed over the last century?

    In this study, we will compare genetic information from 100-year-old lions preserved in museums to modern lions...

    Backer Badge Funded