Scientific Interest Of Killifish Living In Tropical Countries 
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Raymond Roman is a researcher at Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire. Their areas of expertise are neuroscience, developmental biology, and functional genetics. Their current research projects focus on the function of retinoic acid in the developing inner ear, the biology of Cyprinodontidae fish, and the development of hearing.

                       

Scientific Interest Of Killifish Living In Tropical Countries 

Killifish have a broad range of geographical distribution, though the principal location of their natural habitats are the fresh waters of rivers, brooks, lakes, and swamps of tropical countries where an abundance of mosquito live. Species of Killifish and Culicidae are present in the ephemeral ponds of tropical Africa and South America, regions that experience pronounced dry seasons. During these periods the water source evaporates, leading to drastic environmental changes that have important effects on the life history of some species...

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