Magnetics Tell Tiny Chinook Salmon Which Way Is Up
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Fish Radio with Laine Welch] - March 8, 2018
This is Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch. Magnetics tell tiny Chinook salmon which way is up.
Salmon researchers have proven it takes more than a good nose for the fish to find their way home to spawn. The fish have built in compasses and it’s the earth’s geomagnetic field that gets credit for salmon returns.
“We’re actually able to show this does occur. That the fish are able to figure out where they are based on the ...
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