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2013-03-01 16:23:39

Big Fish Partners with Seattle-Based Jawfish Games on "Match-Up!" Development SEATTLE, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Fish, the world's largest producer of casual games, today announced "Match-Up! by Big Fish," the first real-time tournament game platform built for casual game mechanics on mobile devices. Developed in partnership with Jawfish Games, "Match-Up!" will change mobile social play from turn-based experiences into fast-paced synchronous bracketed tournaments of up to...

Image 1 - Mimic Octopus Finds Mimicking Partner
2012-01-05 09:16:21

[ Watch the Video ] The remarkable mimic octopus (Thaumoctopus mimicus), inhabiting the coast of Sulawesi in Indonesia, swims with relatively little fear of predators in the ocean with its remarkable ability to shift its shape, movements and colors to impersonate toxic lionfish, flatfish and even sea snakes. Recently discovered hanging out with this great mimic is the black-marble jawfish (Stalix histrio). Researcher and ichthyologist Luiz Rocha, from the California Academy of Sciences...


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2009-01-17 17:58:21

The Yellow-headed Jawfish (Opistognathus aurifrons) is a species of fish found in coral reefs in the Caribbean Sea. The head and upper body of this species is light, but brilliant, and yellow in color slowly fading to a pearlescent blue hue. The Yellow-headed Jawfish keeps near its small territory, and is typically seen with only the head and upper section of its body sticking out from its burrow. It will also sometimes hover nearby. It is able to arrange material using its mouth to carry...

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