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Fish Bite at Night After Rainfall

Sensors fitted to yellowfin bream revealed behavioural changes after rain.

Sensors fitted to yellowfin bream revealed behavioural changes after rain.

By Christopher Doyle

Bream in an estuary near Sydney become nocturnal following rainfall, adding to the growing body of evidence that environmental changes can influence the behaviour of species.

Christopher Doyle is an environmental biologist and freelance writer.

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