Contrary to popular belief, the #moon has very limited influence on biology. Here is a nice counterexample. The growth rate of a reef #fish species is affected by lunar cycles, possibly due to alteration of diel vertical migrations of its #plankton preys. #science #biology #ecology #predation
📄 Shima et al (2021) Lunar rhythms in growth of larval fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 288:20202609 http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2020.2609
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