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Checkered puffer

Photographer: Felicia St-Louis (Cull) Affiliation: Carleton University; Supervisers: Dr. Steve Cooke & Dr. Andy Danylchuk; Location: Page Creek, Eleuthera, Bahamas; Project: The ecology of stress in the tropical coastal marine fish, the checkered puffer (Sphoeroides testudineus). Results indicate a negative relationship between the glucocorticoid stress response and fitness proxies in the puffer, and the consequences of stress on the thermal biology of this species in lab and field environments.

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