Flashback Friday: Adipose Fin Origins

Today's Flashback Friday traces the surprising evolution of the adipose fin in fish. The adipose fin has been both underrated and, it now seems, misunderstood. Its appearance Read More…

Adipose fin origins

The adipose fin has been both underrated and, it now seems, misunderstood. Its appearance hasn’t helped matters much, as it often consists of just a fleshy nub Read More…

Study strikes a nerve

The fleshy adipose fin located between the dorsal and caudal fin of salmonids, has generally been considered a rudimentary, non-functional trait. It is often removed as a Read More…