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Smalleye Pigmy Sharks Get Their Glow On For Camouflage
2012-04-27 04:40:45

There are a number of sharks that have specialized light-emitting organs on their undersides that allow them to glow in the darkest depths of the ocean. In fact, according to researchers, at least 10% of all known shark species are luminous, and this ability is one of the most mysterious areas of shark biology.

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2009-09-22 09:15:00

Ancient and bizarre fish named by California Academy of Sciences researchers.

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2007-09-24 17:10:00

There may never be a campaign to save the Puget Sound ratfish; no one really loves the ugly fish with rodent-like front teeth.

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2004-12-15 08:18:39

Marine biologists say they have obtained the first proof that sharks can spot changes in magnetic fields, boosting evidence that the fish have an internal compass to guide them as well as a phenomenal sense of smell.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.