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Kirpichnikov Valentin Sergeevich – the outstanding Russian biologist

Kirpichnikov Valentin Sergeevich (1908–1991) — the outstanding Russian biologist, Dr.Sci.Biol., the academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, the Hero of the Socialist Work who has brought the big contribution to studying of Pacific salmons. Was born on August, … Continue reading

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NOTE for new Russian table of guppies color genetics

[+] [Russian table of guppies color genetics] SYMBOLS of alleles: Dominant alleles: M – the presence of melanin (black pigment) G – the presence of guanine (сonditionaly blue pigment) E – the presence of astaxanthin (red pigment) X – the … Continue reading

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About the Moscow breed – post by Юрмен in Russian and English

Visually clarification / evidence were not recorded or published. It is a medium-sized fish, although giants sometimes appeared among them. The shape of the male is elegant, it is relatively narrow, but not effeminate. The prehistory is ruby-colored or blood-red, … Continue reading

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Guppy Color Strains by Philip Shaddock

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The difference between Ribbon and Swallow guppies

The ribbon only has long anal fins and most often a long dorsal fin, that it makes the females look more attractive to keep and in my opinion, they are beautiful! The tail (caudal) is not affected by the ribbon … Continue reading

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Giessen trait of long fins – RIBBON FINS

by Igor Dusanic for Chesapeake Guppy Club

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Why guppies have genital claws

Male guppies use genital claws to increase the transfer of sperm in mating, researchers say. New research from evolutionary biologists at the University of Toronto shows that the male guppy grows claws on its genitals to make it more difficult … Continue reading

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