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Weird Walking Fish Is A Living Link To A Key Moment In Evolution

It may not seem like much — a little blind cavefish writhing its road up a rock-and-roll — but investigates say this is one of the most unique fish on the planet. “What these fish do in complete darkness is they stick to the rock and they climb cataracts altogether underwater, ” Daphne Soares, an … Read More

Waterfall-Climbing Cavefish Walks Like A Land Animal

A blind, sauntering cavefish in Thailand can climb up steep, slick rocks in rapidly flowing ocean thanks to a pelvis bone thats singularly similar to that of four-legged landlubbers. The conclusions, published in Scientific Reports the coming week, could help us understand the transition from finned to limbed appendages that took place some 420 million … Read More