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Magnetic Alignment in Carps: Evidence from the Czech Christmas Fish Market

  • Vlastimil Hart,

    Affiliation: Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic

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  • Tomáš Kušta,

    Affiliation: Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic

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  • Pavel Němec,

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Praha, Czech Republic

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  • Veronika Bláhová,

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Praha, Czech Republic

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  • Miloš Ježek,

    Affiliation: Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic

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  • Petra Nováková,

    Affiliation: Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic

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  • Sabine Begall,

    Affiliation: Department of General Zoology, Faculty of Biology, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany

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  • Jaroslav Červený,

    Affiliation: Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic

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  • Vladimír Hanzal,

    Affiliation: Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic

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  • Erich Pascal Malkemper,

    Affiliation: Department of General Zoology, Faculty of Biology, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany

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  • Kamil Štípek,

    Affiliation: Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic

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  • Christiane Vole,

    Affiliation: Department of General Zoology, Faculty of Biology, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany

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  • Hynek Burda mail

    hynek.burda@uni-due.de

    Affiliations: Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic, Department of General Zoology, Faculty of Biology, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany

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  • Published: December 05, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051100

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 07 Dec 2012 at 22:12 GMT

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Title: “First evidence of fish sensing geomagnetic fields from a Czech Christmas market”
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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 14 Dec 2012 at 23:33 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: scientias.nl
Title: “Karper verraadt tijdens kerstmarkt dat hij geomagnetisch veld kan waarnemen - Scientias.nl”
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Publication: RealClearScience
Title: “RealClearScience - Prague, Christmas and Fish in Barrels”
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Publication: Discover Magazine Discoblog
Title: “Christmas at the North Pole: Fish at Czech Christmas Markets May Sense Geomagnetic Fields : Disco Blog”
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Title: “Christmas Carp Prefer to Float North-South | LiveScience”
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PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 28 Dec 2012 at 23:04 GMT

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Title: “Weekend Science: Carp Sense Geomagnetic Fields”
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