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  • Study links fish stress hormones to whether they take the bait

    A new study of stress responses in largemouth bass found that those that are less likely to strike at a fishing lure also tend to experience higher cortisol levels after a stressful encounter.

    A new study of stress responses in largemouth bass found that those that are less likely to strike at a fishing lure also tend to experience higher cortisol levels after a stressful encounter.

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  • Editor’s notes:
    To reach Michael Louison, call 920-279-4523; email louison2@illinois.edu.
    To reach Cory Suski, call 217-244-2237; email suski@illinois.edu.
    The paper “Hormonal responsiveness to stress is negatively associated with vulnerability to angling capture in fish” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.
    DOI: 10.1242/jeb.150730