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Sea Lampreys Use Fat Layer To Attract Females
2013-06-27 18:33:19

Male sea lampreys, often called vampire fish, have a long ridge running across their backs that contains a long row of brown fat cells. In mammals, this fat is used to regulate body temperature.

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2010-07-20 10:09:40

Michigan State University researchers are the first to identify a stress hormone in the sea lamprey, using the 500 million-year-old species as a model to understand the evolution of the endocrine system.


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  • An armed gangster.
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