Reduced starvation resistance and increased metabolic rates in an unusual cave organism : the cave molly (Poecilia mexicana, Poeciliidae)

Rüdiger Riesch, Ingo Schlupp, Elke Schleucher, Phillipp Hildenbrand, Antonia Köhler, Lenin Arias-Rodriguez, Martin Plath

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-56
Number of pages16
JournalBulletin of Fish Biology
Issue number1/2
Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2011


  • cave fish
  • ecological speciation
  • food limitation
  • hydrogen sulfide
  • hypogean
  • oxygen uptake
  • starvation resistance
  • starvation
  • metabolism
  • Poecilia mexicana
  • Poeciliidae

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