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419 Million Year Old Entelognathus Had A Cool Face - Science 2.0

419 Million Year Old Entelognathus Had A Cool Face - Science 2.0 | BSX2022 Vertebrate Biology | Scoop.it
Brisbane Times 419 Million Year Old Entelognathus Had A Cool Face Science 2.0 This fish is a placoderm, one of a member of an extinct group of gnathostomes (jawed vertebrates), but its jaw is much more like that of a modern bony fish: its discovery...
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Looks like sharks might not be so "primitive" after all!

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VT Ichthyology Class : What Good is Hagfish Slime, by Jessica Dodds

VT Ichthyology Class : What Good is Hagfish Slime, by Jessica Dodds | BSX2022 Vertebrate Biology | Scoop.it
Hagfish are usually thought of as just nasty creatures that live deep in the ocean and produce copious amounts of slime. But there is far more to it than that. You may be thinking, what good is hagfish slime and why do they ...
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Development and Remodeling of the Vertebrate Blood-Gas Barrier

Development and Remodeling of the Vertebrate Blood-Gas Barrier | BSX2022 Vertebrate Biology | Scoop.it
During vertebrate development, the lung inaugurates as an endodermal bud from the primitive foregut. Dichotomous subdivision of the bud results in arborizing airways that form the prospective gas exchanging chambers, where a thin ...
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'Jaw-dropping' fish fossil discovery

'Jaw-dropping' fish fossil discovery | BSX2022 Vertebrate Biology | Scoop.it
A leading British scientist describes the discovery of a 419-million-year-old fish fossil in China as a stunning and spectacular development.
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New fossil suggests sharks may not be as "primitive" as we thought!

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Moth tongues, orchids and Darwin – the predictive power of evolution

Moth tongues, orchids and Darwin – the predictive power of evolution | BSX2022 Vertebrate Biology | Scoop.it
It took nearly 150 years to prove that a suggestion by Charles Darwin in 1862 was correct writes Dr Dave Hone (Moth tongues, orchids and Darwin – the predictive power of evolution | Dr Dave Hone http://t.co/BtrMzSFtGz)...
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Darwin - was he ever wrong?
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Natural Fish Slime Fabric Sounds Gross, But At Least It’s Renewable

Natural Fish Slime Fabric Sounds Gross, But At Least It’s Renewable | BSX2022 Vertebrate Biology | Scoop.it
 
From Canada's University of Guelph comes the interesting news that fashionistas of the future may find themselves sporting fabrics derived from fish slime. Hagfish slime, to be precise.

Via Albert Lopez
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Hagfish skin wallet not enough? How about a hagfish slime coat to go with it?

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Settling a score with sea lamprey - Tillsonburg News

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Settling a score with sea lamprey
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By most definitions, save that of another sea lamprey one presumes, they are a nasty piece of work.
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Dealing with parasitic Sea lampreys in the Great Lakes.

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Fish is shortest-lived vertebrate - BBC News

Fish is shortest-lived vertebrate - BBC News | BSX2022 Vertebrate Biology | Scoop.it
Fish is shortest-lived vertebrate
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A tiny coral reef-dwelling fish called the pygmy goby has taken the record as the shortest-lived vertebrate.
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Tiny fish lives fast, dies young.
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The First Solar Powered Vertebrate Discovered - Renew India ...

The First Solar Powered Vertebrate Discovered - Renew India ... | BSX2022 Vertebrate Biology | Scoop.it
Scientists in 2011 found that the algae was not only present inside the eggs, but inside the embryonic cells themselves. The theory, which proved correct, was that the algae, through photosynthesis, used sunlight to trigger a ...
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