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2009-02-25 07:00:00

A new elusive species of fish with eyes on the side of its head and freaky characteristics like a fleshy chin and cheeks has been given a name.

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2008-04-03 09:30:00

A fish that would rather crawl into crevices than swim, and that may be able to see in the same way that humans do, could represent an entirely unknown family of fishes, says a University of Washington fish expert.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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