Aquatic Hunger Games

The work of Ph.D. candidate Morgan Burnette and Professor Miriam Ashley-Ross was recently cited by the Wake Forest News Service in an article entitled “Aquatic Hunger Games” by Bonnie Davis.

“The sharp-shooting fish’s ability to spit water to hit food targets has been well documented, but a new study published online in the journal Zoology showed for the first time that there is little difference in the amount of force delivered by their water jets to targets at different distances. And, when given the choice, the fish preferred closer targets.”

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burnette studies archerfish

Graduate student Morgan Burnette studies how archerfish spit water at food targets.