griseus: Yogurt is not only good for people!!!  it’s also good…

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griseus:

Yogurt is not only good for people!!!  it’s also good for fish!

A new study by scientists at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology found that feeding probiotics to baby zebrafish accelerated their development and increased their chances of survival into adulthood.

 It also has implications for aquaculture, since accelerating the development of fish larvae, the toughest time for survival could mean a more efficient and safe system for bringing fish to the dinner table.

 Photo by Amy Pelsinsky more info

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