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A recently identified 512-year-old Greenland shark may be the world's oldest living vertebrate. Although scientists discovered the 18-foot fish in the North Atlantic months ago, its age was only recently revealed in a study published in the journal Science. Greenland sharks have the longest lifespan of any ...

... East Tennessee State University's Blaine Schubert, who presented the findings this week at the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology's annual meeting in ... Like the saber-toothed cats, giant sloths, and other wild creatures trapped in the cave, Naia most likely wandered in looking for fresh water and took a ...
The sheet of ice over a frozen body of water actually helps to trap heat within, so down at the bottom—warm, fresh water stays near the bottom in cold weather—fish can head towards relatively warm ... They possess an uncommon (like, no other vertebrate can do it) ability to turn carbohydrates into alcohol.
Goldfish are some of the most resistant fish out there; that's why they make good pets. They can survive in a bowl and almost any pond of fresh water. They can also survive the winter with no oxygen. Most vertebrates die after a few minutes without oxygen, our bodies need it to survive. However, goldfish ...
The Great Lakes hold 21 percent of the world's surface fresh water and are home to highly productive fisheries and popular recreational areas. If Asian carp take hold in .... In 2014, Crowder and his colleagues were the first to demonstrate eDNA's potential to monitor entire marine vertebrate communities.
Animals originated in the sea, but they have colonized fresh water, land, and air. Some, such as flukes and ... different vertebrates are known. Large size, efficient blood circulation, dynamic skeleton, intricate brain, protective skull, and elaborate sense organs are the features that set vertebrates apart.
While such androgenesis—the reproduction of a male with no female genetic component—occurs in some non-vertebrates and has been induced in vertebrates artificially, today's report (May 24) in Royal Society Open Science is the first known description of a vertebrate reproducing this way in the wild.
The yellow spotted salamander is the first vertebrate to have a photosynthetic symbiont. Before, it was thought to be impossible because vertebrates have an adaptive immune system that should destroy any foreign biologically material. Therefore, it was believed that vertebrates weren't able to have a ...


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