Briefly: New initiative aims to raise fish on the moon

According to Hakai Magazine, Cyrille Przybyla, an aquatic researcher at the French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea, has led the research behind the Lunar Hatch. The Lunar Hatch is one of roughly 300 ideas currently under evaluation by the European Space Agency (ESA). The program aims to determine the practicality of successfully rearing fish on the moon while utilizing water that is already present. European seabass and meagre are two of the species showing potential for space travel. Researchers simulated spaceflight by shaking the eggs and embryos; 76 percent of the seabass eggs went on to hatch and 95 percent of the shaken meagre eggs went on to hatch.

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