Follow The Leader

By Tal Sweet 9 years agoNo Comments

Ever wonder what makes fish travel in schools? Mechanical engineer Maurizio Porfiri, of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, wondered too. It turns out that fish follow other fish based more on behavior than looks. Check out this cool video from NPR’s Science Friday that shows how some fish react when placed with Porfiri’s robot fish:


 Tal Sweet

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Tal got back into the hobby in 2006 after a long break. After hearing Dr. Frank Marini speak at the Midwest Marine Conference in 2008 he was hooked on fish breeding . Since then he has created his own website with his personal captive breeding information and helped create the Marine Breeding Initiative. It is Tal's hope to promote captive breeding as much as possible by speaking and writing about the topic.

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