Of the species known not one has so wide a geographical range, and has so well been studied, as the common British threespined stickleback (Gastrosteus aculeatus).
8, D) capable of living freely in water for at least a week (Bothriocephalus), which then, if eaten by a stickleback, throws off its ciliated envelope, and creeps by the aid of the hooks through the intestinal wall into the body-cavity of the fish.
The development the Stickleback; emb.
noveboracensis, Three-Spined Stickleback.
The ten-spined stickleback (Gastrosteus pungitius) is so called from the number of spines usually composing its first dorsal fin, which, however, may be sometimes reduced to eight or nine or increased to eleven.
A small stickleback kept in an aquarium devoured, in five hours' time, 74 newly-hatched dace, which were about a quarter of an inch long.
By this it is brought into contact with the fin of a fish, such as perch, stickleback or others, and effects a hold thereon by means of the toothed edge of its shells.
female stickleback have silver bellies, this is the stimulus that attracts the males.
stickleback in a tank, for instance - what do you see?
Female stickleback have silver bellies, this is the stimulus that attracts the males.
A stickleback in a tank, for instance - what do you see?
MEMO to Russell Brand: The stickleback joke was funny, but I 'm not so sure about the toe amputation gag.
These include the giant stickleback, the speckled dace, the white sturgeon and the green sturgeon.
STICKLEBACK, the name applied to a group of small fishes (Gastrosteus) which inhabit the fresh and brackish waters as well as the coasts of the temperate zone of the northern hemisphere.
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