osmeriformes

Summary

Summary: An order of fish including smelts, galaxiids, and salamanderfish.

Top Publications

  1. Yamashita Y, Miura R, Takemoto Y, Tsuda S, Kawahara H, Obata H. Type II antifreeze protein from a mid-latitude freshwater fish, Japanese smelt (Hypomesus nipponensis). Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2003;67:461-6 pubmed
    ..0% identical with the entire herring AFP gene. The cDNA and amino acid sequence of the Japanese smelt AFP were the same length as those of herring AFP...
  2. von Schalburg K, Leong J, Cooper G, Robb A, Beetz Sargent M, Lieph R, et al. Rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) genomic library and EST resources. Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2008;10:487-91 pubmed publisher
    ..They also facilitate identification of genes important to fish and direct us toward new technologies for other studies in fish biology...
  3. Watanabe Y, Shiina N, Shinozaki F, Yokoyama H, Kominami J, Nakamura Tsuruta S, et al. Isolation and characterization of l-rhamnose-binding lectin, which binds to microsporidian Glugea plecoglossi, from ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis) eggs. Dev Comp Immunol. 2008;32:487-99 pubmed
    ..plecoglossi spores, Gb3 could not be detected in either of them. The results suggest that SFL could interact with various glycoconjugates of pathogens to play a role in the adhesion of microorganisms invading in the body...
  4. Hickford M, Schiel D. Population sinks resulting from degraded habitats of an obligate life-history pathway. Oecologia. 2011;166:131-40 pubmed publisher
    ..We demonstrate that even a wide-ranging species with many robust adult populations can be compromised if a stage-specific habitat required to complete a life history is degraded by localised or more diffuse impacts...
  5. Richards R, Achenbach J, Short C, Kimball J, Reith M, Driedzic W, et al. Seasonal expressed sequence tags of rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) revealed by subtractive hybridization and the identification of two genes up-regulated during winter. Gene. 2008;424:56-62 pubmed publisher
    ..The mitochondrial solute carrier and FK506-binding protein results may relate to changes in cortisol action, as both are regulated by cortisol in other species...
  6. Driedzic W, Short C. Relationship between food availability, glycerol and glycogen levels in low-temperature challenged rainbow smelt Osmerus mordax. J Exp Biol. 2007;210:2866-72 pubmed
    ..During the early part of the glycerol accumulation phase, all tissues except for liver have lower levels of glycerol in the intracellular space than the levels in plasma. In liver, glycerol is in equilibrium between the two compartments...
  7. Waters J, Rowe D, Apte S, King T, Wallis G, Anderson L, et al. Geological dates and molecular rates: rapid divergence of rivers and their biotas. Syst Biol. 2007;56:271-82 pubmed
    ..We recommend that--wherever possible--biologists should start to reassess the conclusions of such studies by using more appropriate molecular calibrations derived from recent geological events...
  8. Fu C, Guo L, Xia R, Li J, Lei G. A multilocus phylogeny of Asian noodlefishes Salangidae (Teleostei: Osmeriformes) with a revised classification of the family. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2012;62:848-55 pubmed publisher
    A group of small and transparent Asian noodlefishes (Osmeriformes: Salangidae) are commercially important fishery species, however, interrelationships among these fishes remain unresolved in previous studies using mitochondrial markers...
  9. Nagai T, Nakai T. Growth of Flavobacterium psychrophilum in fish serum correlates with pathogenicity. J Fish Dis. 2011;34:303-10 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that the in vitro growth ability of F. psychrophilum isolates in fish serum correlates well with their pathogenicity to fish, particularly in ayu...
  10. Zemlak T, Habit E, Walde S, Battini M, Adams E, Ruzzante D. Across the southern Andes on fin: glacial refugia, drainage reversals and a secondary contact zone revealed by the phylogeographical signal of Galaxias platei in Patagonia. Mol Ecol. 2008;17:5049-61 pubmed publisher
    ..These mechanisms, combined with evidence for recent, rapid and widespread population growth could explain the extensive contemporary distribution of G. platei throughout Patagonia...

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. Yamashita Y, Miura R, Takemoto Y, Tsuda S, Kawahara H, Obata H. Type II antifreeze protein from a mid-latitude freshwater fish, Japanese smelt (Hypomesus nipponensis). Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2003;67:461-6 pubmed
    ..0% identical with the entire herring AFP gene. The cDNA and amino acid sequence of the Japanese smelt AFP were the same length as those of herring AFP...
  2. von Schalburg K, Leong J, Cooper G, Robb A, Beetz Sargent M, Lieph R, et al. Rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) genomic library and EST resources. Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2008;10:487-91 pubmed publisher
    ..They also facilitate identification of genes important to fish and direct us toward new technologies for other studies in fish biology...
  3. Watanabe Y, Shiina N, Shinozaki F, Yokoyama H, Kominami J, Nakamura Tsuruta S, et al. Isolation and characterization of l-rhamnose-binding lectin, which binds to microsporidian Glugea plecoglossi, from ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis) eggs. Dev Comp Immunol. 2008;32:487-99 pubmed
    ..plecoglossi spores, Gb3 could not be detected in either of them. The results suggest that SFL could interact with various glycoconjugates of pathogens to play a role in the adhesion of microorganisms invading in the body...
  4. Hickford M, Schiel D. Population sinks resulting from degraded habitats of an obligate life-history pathway. Oecologia. 2011;166:131-40 pubmed publisher
    ..We demonstrate that even a wide-ranging species with many robust adult populations can be compromised if a stage-specific habitat required to complete a life history is degraded by localised or more diffuse impacts...
  5. Richards R, Achenbach J, Short C, Kimball J, Reith M, Driedzic W, et al. Seasonal expressed sequence tags of rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) revealed by subtractive hybridization and the identification of two genes up-regulated during winter. Gene. 2008;424:56-62 pubmed publisher
    ..The mitochondrial solute carrier and FK506-binding protein results may relate to changes in cortisol action, as both are regulated by cortisol in other species...
  6. Driedzic W, Short C. Relationship between food availability, glycerol and glycogen levels in low-temperature challenged rainbow smelt Osmerus mordax. J Exp Biol. 2007;210:2866-72 pubmed
    ..During the early part of the glycerol accumulation phase, all tissues except for liver have lower levels of glycerol in the intracellular space than the levels in plasma. In liver, glycerol is in equilibrium between the two compartments...
  7. Waters J, Rowe D, Apte S, King T, Wallis G, Anderson L, et al. Geological dates and molecular rates: rapid divergence of rivers and their biotas. Syst Biol. 2007;56:271-82 pubmed
    ..We recommend that--wherever possible--biologists should start to reassess the conclusions of such studies by using more appropriate molecular calibrations derived from recent geological events...
  8. Fu C, Guo L, Xia R, Li J, Lei G. A multilocus phylogeny of Asian noodlefishes Salangidae (Teleostei: Osmeriformes) with a revised classification of the family. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2012;62:848-55 pubmed publisher
    A group of small and transparent Asian noodlefishes (Osmeriformes: Salangidae) are commercially important fishery species, however, interrelationships among these fishes remain unresolved in previous studies using mitochondrial markers...
  9. Nagai T, Nakai T. Growth of Flavobacterium psychrophilum in fish serum correlates with pathogenicity. J Fish Dis. 2011;34:303-10 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that the in vitro growth ability of F. psychrophilum isolates in fish serum correlates well with their pathogenicity to fish, particularly in ayu...
  10. Zemlak T, Habit E, Walde S, Battini M, Adams E, Ruzzante D. Across the southern Andes on fin: glacial refugia, drainage reversals and a secondary contact zone revealed by the phylogeographical signal of Galaxias platei in Patagonia. Mol Ecol. 2008;17:5049-61 pubmed publisher
    ..These mechanisms, combined with evidence for recent, rapid and widespread population growth could explain the extensive contemporary distribution of G. platei throughout Patagonia...
  11. Miwa S, Nakayasu C. Pathogenesis of experimentally induced bacterial cold water disease in ayu Plecoglossus altivelis. Dis Aquat Organ. 2005;67:93-104 pubmed
    ..The results suggest that skin injuries are major portals of entry for F. psychrophilum in ayu, and the bacterium has affinity for collagenous connective tissues...
  12. Mercado Silva N, Olden J, Maxted J, Hrabik T, Vander Zanden M. Forecasting the spread of invasive rainbow smelt in the Laurentian Great Lakes region of North America. Conserv Biol. 2006;20:1740-9 pubmed
  13. Ilves K, Taylor E. Molecular resolution of the systematics of a problematic group of fishes (Teleostei: Osmeridae) and evidence for morphological homoplasy. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2009;50:163-78 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, mapping 114 morphological characters used in previous studies onto our phylogeny shows widespread homoplasy, which is likely the source of the systematic disagreement produced in earlier works...
  14. Correa C, Hendry A. Invasive salmonids and lake order interact in the decline of puye grande Galaxias platei in western Patagonia lakes. Ecol Appl. 2012;22:828-42 pubmed
    ..platei. Finally, pristine, high-order lakes should be actively protected as these have become rare and irreplaceable unspoiled references of the most diverse, natural lake ecosystems in Patagonia...
  15. Burridge C, Craw D, Waters J. An empirical test of freshwater vicariance via river capture. Mol Ecol. 2007;16:1883-95 pubmed
  16. Liebscher R, Richards R, Lewis J, Short C, Muise D, Driedzic W, et al. Seasonal freeze resistance of rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) is generated by differential expression of glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase, phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase, and antifreeze protein genes. Physiol Biochem Zool. 2006;79:411-23 pubmed
    ..Thus, winter freezing point depression in smelt appears to result from a seasonal cycle of GPDH gene expression, with an ensuing increase in the expression of PEPCK, and a similar but independent cycle of AFP gene expression...
  17. Fujiwara Nagata E, Ikeda J, Sugahara K, Eguchi M. A novel genotyping technique for distinguishing between Flavobacterium psychrophilum isolates virulent and avirulent to ayu, Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis (Temminck & Schlegel). J Fish Dis. 2012;35:471-80 pubmed publisher
    ..The on/off switch assay provides a quick, simple, and very powerful DNA genotyping technique for F. psychrophilum isolates...
  18. Driedzic W, Ewart K. Control of glycerol production by rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) to provide freeze resistance and allow foraging at low winter temperatures. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2004;139:347-57 pubmed
    ..Overall, the phenomenon of glycerol production by rainbow smelt reveals an elegant connection of biochemistry to ecology that allows this species to exploit an otherwise unavailable food resource...
  19. Lewis J, Ewart K, Driedzic W. Freeze resistance in rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax): seasonal pattern of glycerol and antifreeze protein levels and liver enzyme activity associated with glycerol production. Physiol Biochem Zool. 2004;77:415-22 pubmed
    ..These findings add further support to the concept that carbon for glycerol is derived from amino acids...
  20. Lu X, Chen J, Huang Z, Shi Y, Lv J. Identification and characterization of a novel cathelicidin from ayu, Plecoglossus altivelis. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2011;31:52-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, aCATH may play an important role in the innate immunity of ayu, and this work enriches our knowledge in fish antimicrobial peptides...
  21. Wang J, Miao L, Li M, Guo X, Pan N, Chen Y, et al. Cloning the Dmrt1 and DmrtA2 genes of ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis) and mapping their expression in adult, larval, and embryonic stages. Dongwuxue Yanjiu. 2014;35:99-107 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data suggest that ayu Dmrt1 might participate in the differentiation and maintenance of testis while DmrtA2 may play a role in ovary-differentiation and mature-ovary maintenance. DmrtA2 might also participate in brain development...
  22. Tanaka Y, Iguchi K, Yoshimura J, Nakagiri N, Tainaka K. Historical effect in the territoriality of ayu fish. J Theor Biol. 2011;268:98-104 pubmed publisher
    ..In particular, the theory in formation process predicts a specific fish behavior: an "attempted territory holder" that tries to have a small territory emerges just before the formation of territory...
  23. Sugahara K, Eguchi M. The use of warmed water treatment to induce protective immunity against the bacterial cold-water disease pathogen Flavobacterium psychrophilum in ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2012;32:489-93 pubmed publisher
    ..psychrophilum in agglutination tests. These results demonstrate that warmed water treatment could not only cure BCWD but also immunize the fish against the causative agent F. psychrophilum...
  24. Chen J, Lu X, Yang H, Shi Y. An interaction between a C-type lectin receptor and leukocyte cell-derived chemotaxin 2 of ayu, Plecoglossus altivelis. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2010;28:245-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The identification of this CLR/LECT2 interaction sheds light on the mechanism of serum LECT2 changes resulting in cellular immune responses...
  25. Richards R, Short C, Driedzic W, Ewart K. Seasonal changes in hepatic gene expression reveal modulation of multiple processes in rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax). Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2010;12:650-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these results provide new understanding of the biochemical adaptations of vertebrates to an extremely low seasonal temperature...
  26. Colbeck G, Turgeon J, Sirois P, Dodson J. Historical introgression and the role of selective vs. neutral processes in structuring nuclear genetic variation (AFLP) in a circumpolar marine fish, the capelin (Mallotus villosus). Mol Ecol. 2011;20:1976-87 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest strong between-clade reproductive isolation despite opportunities for gene flow and support the hypothesis that selection can contribute to divergence in otherwise 'open' systems...
  27. Kim J, Gomez D, Nakai T, Park S. Isolation and identification of bacteriophages infecting ayu Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis specific Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Vet Microbiol. 2010;140:109-15 pubmed publisher
    ..This study may be the basis for a further evaluation of phage therapy in the treatment of CWD in Japanese ayu farms...
  28. Yamamoto Y, Yoshizaki G, Takeuchi T, Soyano K, Patino R. Role of gap junctions and protein kinase A during the development of oocyte maturational competence in Ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis). Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2008;155:789-95 pubmed
    ..They are also consistent with the view that a precise balance between GJ-mediated signals (positive or negative) and oocyte maturational readiness is required for hormonally regulated meiotic resumption...
  29. Li N, Chen S, Xie Q, Lu J, Guan M. [Polymorphisms of mitochondrial Cyt b gene and D-loop region in sweetfish (Plecoglossus altivelis Temminck et Schlegel) from Zhejiang and Fujian Provinces]. Yi Chuan. 2008;30:919-25 pubmed
    ..In the D-loop region, there were only 5 polymorphic sites belonging to 5 haplotypes and its nucleotide diversity (pi) was only 0.00199. These results showed that the genetic diversity of P. altivelis from these regions was very low...
  30. Ditlecadet D, Driedzic W. Glycerol-3-phosphatase and not lipid recycling is the primary pathway in the accumulation of high concentrations of glycerol in rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax). Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2013;304:R304-12 pubmed publisher
    ..These results are the first to clearly support G3Pase as the metabolic step leading to glycerol production in rainbow smelt and the first to provide strong support for a G3Pase in any animal species...
  31. Kim M, Pyo K, Hwang Y, Chun H, Park K, Ko S, et al. Effect of citric acid on the acidification of artificial pepsin solution for metacercariae isolation from fish. Vet Parasitol. 2013;198:111-5 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, we suggest that the use of citric acid enables the preparation of commercial digestive solutions for the detection of microorganisms in fish and other vertebrate muscle tissue...
  32. Walter J, Ewart K, Short C, Burton I, Driedzic W. Accelerated hepatic glycerol synthesis in rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) is fuelled directly by glucose and alanine: a 1H and 13C nuclear magnetic resonance study. J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol. 2006;305:480-8 pubmed
    ..Glucose can also be metabolised to glycerol via an abbreviated form of glycolysis that similarly leads to glycerol through DHAP...
  33. Barriga J, Milano D, Cussac V. Variation in vertebral number and its morphological implication in Galaxias platei. J Fish Biol. 2013;83:1321-33 pubmed publisher
    ..As these alterations in body shape have important consequences for hydrodynamics and swimming performance, vertebral number variation in G. platei also holds implications for both individual and population fitness. ..
  34. Flores V, Brugni N, Ostrowski de Núñez M. Allocreadium pichi n. sp. (Trematoda: Allocreadiidae) in Galaxias maculatus (Osteichthyes: Galaxiidae) from Lake Moreno in Patagonia (Argentina). Syst Parasitol. 2004;58:217-21 pubmed
    ..In addition, the synonymy of A. patagonicum with Polylekithum percai Ostrowski de Núñez, Brugni & Viozzi, 2000 is proposed herein...
  35. Rauque C, Viozzi G, Semenas L. Component population study of Acanthocephalus tumescens (Acanthocephala) in fishes from Lake Moreno, Argentina. Folia Parasitol (Praha). 2003;50:72-8 pubmed
    ..fontinalis and D. viedmensis. The first four species would be the main contributors to the population of A. tumescens in this lake, P. trucha being the major one. Different regulatory and non-regulatory mechanisms are suggested...
  36. Flores V, Liliana S. Infection patterns of Tylodelphys barilochensis and T. crubensis (Trematoda: Diplostomatidae) metacercariae in Galaxias maculatus (Osmeriformes: Galaxiidae) from two Patagonian lakes and observations on their geographical distribution in the southern. J Parasitol. 2002;88:1135-9 pubmed
    ..A seasonal pattern of prevalence and mean intensity of the 2 parasite species with autumn mean intensity values differing significantly from those of the other seasons was evident only in Lake Gutiérrez...
  37. Baber M, Babbitt K. The relative impacts of native and introduced predatory fish on a temporary wetland tadpole assemblage. Oecologia. 2003;136:289-95 pubmed
    ..In combination with a related field study, our results suggest that native predatory fish play a stronger role than C. batrachus in influencing the spatial distribution and abundance of temporary wetland amphibians in the landscape...
  38. Soltwisch J, Göritz G, Jungmann J, Kiss A, Smith D, Ellis S, et al. MALDI mass spectrometry imaging in microscope mode with infrared lasers: bypassing the diffraction limits. Anal Chem. 2014;86:321-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Principal component analysis enabled a clear distinction between distinct tissue regions identified by both light microscopy and MS imaging...
  39. Li C, Chen J, Shi Y, Lu X. Use of suppressive subtractive hybridization to identify differentially expressed genes in ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis) associated with Listonella anguillarum infection. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2011;31:500-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Western blot analysis revealed that serum Wap65-2 of ayu significantly increased after bacterial infection, suggesting that it was a positive acute-phase protein (APP)...
  40. Harley R, Glover C. The impacts of stress on sodium metabolism and copper accumulation in a freshwater fish. Aquat Toxicol. 2014;147:41-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This is a concern as conservation efforts in more disruptive environments may not be adequately protected. ..
  41. Chen Q, Lu X, Li M, Chen J. Molecular cloning, pathologically-correlated expression and functional characterization of the colonystimulating factor 1 receptor (CSF-1R) gene from a teleost, Plecoglossus altivelis. Dongwuxue Yanjiu. 2016;37:96-102 pubmed publisher
    ..After PaCSF-1R neutralization for 48 h, the phagocytic activity of MO/M? was significantly decreased, suggesting that PaCSF-1R plays a role in regulating the phagocytic function of ayu MO/M?. ..
  42. Roth B, Hrabik T, Solomon C, Mercado Silva N, Kitchell J. A simulation of food-web interactions leading to rainbow smelt Osmerus mordax dominance in Sparkling Lake, Wisconsin. J Fish Biol. 2010;77:1379-405 pubmed publisher
    ..Consequently, angler harvest should be carefully managed in lakes susceptible to O. mordax invasions because the alternative could lead to fishery collapse...
  43. Connon R, Geist J, Pfeiff J, Loguinov A, D Abronzo L, Wintz H, et al. Linking mechanistic and behavioral responses to sublethal esfenvalerate exposure in the endangered delta smelt; Hypomesus transpacificus (Fam. Osmeridae). BMC Genomics. 2009;10:608 pubmed publisher
    ..Selected genes were further investigated as molecular biomarkers using quantitative PCR analyses...
  44. Brugni N, Viozzi G. A new hedrurid species (Nematoda) from galaxiid fishes in Patagonia (Argentina) and infection of amphipods as intermediate host. J Parasitol. 2010;96:109-15 pubmed publisher
    ..suttonae , collectively indicate that, in these oligotrophic Andean lakes, G. maculatus and G. platei are true definitive hosts of this nematode...
  45. Viozzi G, Semenas L. Do environmental differences between lakes in northwestern Argentinean Patagonia affect the infection of Philureter trigoniopsis (monogenea) in Galaxias maculatus (osmeriformes)?. J Parasitol. 2009;95:25-31 pubmed publisher
    ..At the regional level the relationship between the infection and the characteristics of the lakes was also observed, with prevalence and mean intensity of P. trigoniopsis in G. maculatus higher in large deep lakes without macrophytes...
  46. Uenobe M, Kohchi C, Yoshioka N, Yuasa A, Inagawa H, Morii K, et al. Cloning and characterization of a TNF-like protein of Plecoglossus altivelis (ayu fish). Mol Immunol. 2007;44:1115-22 pubmed
    ..Ayu recombinant TNF was shown to induce respiratory burst activity from ayu kidney. The above results indicate that ayu TNF plays an important role in phylaxis, as it does in mammals...
  47. Yamamoto Y, Yoshizaki G. Heterologous gap junctions between granulosa cells and oocytes in ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis): formation and role during luteinizing hormone-dependent acquisition of oocyte maturational competence. J Reprod Dev. 2008;54:1-5 pubmed
    ..This review describes current knowledge of the role of GJs between granulosa cells and oocytes during the LH-induced acquisition of OMC in fish...
  48. Yada T, Tsuruta T, Sakano H, Yamamoto S, Abe N, Takasawa T, et al. Changes in prolactin mRNA levels during downstream migration of the amphidromous teleost, ayu Plecoglossus altivelis. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2010;167:261-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Results in this study indicated the importance of regulation of PRL gene expression in the downstream migration and acclimation to SW during the early development of ayu...
  49. Sugawara S, Hosono M, Ogawa Y, Takayanagi M, Nitta K. Molecular and sugar-binding heterogeneity of C-type lectins from Osmerus (Spirinchus) lanceolatus eggs. Biol Pharm Bull. 2005;28:791-6 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that Cys(136) might contribute to the intermolecular disulfide bond in the rOLLafl-L dimer, and that the intramolecular disulfide bond concerning Cys(131) might important for lectin activity...
  50. Beacham T, Hay D, Le K. Population structure and stock identification of Eulachon (Thaleichthys pacificus), an anadromous smelt, in the pacific northwest. Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2005;7:363-72 pubmed
    ..These results have implications for the management of trawl fisheries and conservation of spawning populations in some rivers where abundance is at historically low levels...
  51. Hasenbein M, Werner I, Deanovic L, Geist J, Fritsch E, Javidmehr A, et al. Transcriptomic profiling permits the identification of pollutant sources and effects in ambient water samples. Sci Total Environ. 2014;468-469:688-98 pubmed publisher
  52. Coleman R, Weeks A, Hoffmann A. Balancing genetic uniqueness and genetic variation in determining conservation and translocation strategies: a comprehensive case study of threatened dwarf galaxias, Galaxiella pusilla (Mack) (Pisces: Galaxiidae). Mol Ecol. 2013;22:1820-35 pubmed publisher
    ..pusilla, which contrasted to the framework based on a more traditional approach that may overlook important genetic variation in populations...
  53. Glover C, Donovan K, Hill J. Is the habitation of acidic-water sanctuaries by galaxiid fish facilitated by natural organic matter modification of sodium metabolism?. Physiol Biochem Zool. 2012;85:460-9 pubmed publisher
  54. Hassan M, Jones B, Lymbery A. A new species of Dermoergasilus Ho & Do, 1982 (Copepoda: Ergasilidae) from freshwater fishes in the south-west of Western Australia. Syst Parasitol. 2009;74:143-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The new species was found on the gills of the freshwater cobbler Tandanus bostocki Whitely and western minnow Galaxias occidentalis Ogilby in two different river systems...
  55. Lü J, Chen J, Lu X, Shi Y. Identification of ?1-antitrypsin as a positive acute phase protein in ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis) associated with Listonella anguillarum infection. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2012;32:237-41 pubmed publisher
    ..This work represents the first report that identifies AAT as a positive acute-phase protein in ayu fish associated with bacterial infection, suggesting that it might play a role in fish innate immunity...
  56. Kim J, Gomez D, Nakai T, Park S. Plasmid profiling of Flavobacterium psychrophilum isolates from ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis) and other fish species in Japan. J Vet Sci. 2010;11:85-7 pubmed
    ..Moreover, multiple isolates (n = 41) from CWD outbreaks in 2002 to 2003 at a single ayu farm were examined to determine differences between isolates from successive outbreaks and showed different profiles by the sources of seedlings...
  57. Laurenson L, French R, Jones P, Ierodiaconou D, Gray S, Versace V, et al. Aspects of the biology of Galaxias maculatus. J Fish Biol. 2012;81:1085-100 pubmed publisher
    ..Length frequency analysis suggested that the majority of fishes live for a year...
  58. Nagasaka R, Okamoto N, Ushio H. Effects of caloric restriction on post-spawning death of ayu. Exp Gerontol. 2005;40:556-61 pubmed
    ..However, life span of ayu was not prolonged by CR. These results suggested that there would be factors determining life span of ayu other than CR and apoptosis...
  59. Weston D, Asbell A, Lesmeister S, Teh S, Lydy M. Urban and agricultural pesticide inputs to a critical habitat for the threatened delta smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus). Environ Toxicol Chem. 2014;33:920-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Pyrethroids of urban origin were supplemented by agricultural inputs of pyrethroids and chlorpyrifos as the creek flowed toward Cache Slough...
  60. Treberg J, Bystriansky J, Driedzic W. Temperature effects on trimethylamine oxide accumulation and the relationship between plasma concentration and tissue levels in smelt (Osmerus mordax). J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol. 2005;303:283-93 pubmed
  61. Park J, Guk S, Kim T, Shin E, Lin A, Park J, et al. Clonorchis sinensis metacercarial infection in the pond smelt Hypomesus olidus and the minnow Zacco platypus collected from the Soyang and Daechung Lakes. Korean J Parasitol. 2004;42:41-4 pubmed
    ..The pond smelts and minnows collected from the Soyang and Daechung Lakes were verified to be the second intermediate hosts and the sources of human C. sinensis infection...
  62. Blewett T, Wood C, Glover C. Salinity-dependent nickel accumulation and effects on respiration, ion regulation and oxidative stress in the galaxiid fish, Galaxias maculatus. Environ Pollut. 2016;214:132-141 pubmed publisher
    ..Salinity therefore offsets the effects of Ni, despite minimal changes in Ni bioavailability. These data suggest only minor effects of Ni in inanga, even at highly elevated environmental Ni concentrations. ..