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Methanopyrus kandleri, gen. and sp. nov. represents a novel group of hyperthermophilic methanogens, growing at 110°C
A novel group of hyperthermophilic rod-shaped motile methanogens was isolated from a hydrothermally heated deep sea sediment (Guaymas Basin, Gulf of California) and from a shallow marine hydrothermalExpand
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Fish cognition: a primate's eye view
Abstract. We provide selected examples from the fish literature of phenomena found in fish that are currently being examined in discussions of cognitive abilities and evolution of neocortex size inExpand
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Thermotoga thermarum sp. nov. and Thermotoga neapolitana occurring in African continental solfataric springs
Three new strains of eubacterial hyperthermophiles were isolated from continental solfataric springs at Lac Abbé (Djibouti, Africa). Due to their morphology, lipids, and RNA polymerases they belongExpand
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Locomotion of the coelacanth Latimeria chalumnae in its natural environment
The coelacanth Latimeria chalumnae is the only living relic of a fossil group of crossopterygian lobe-finned fish1–4. We describe observations of its locomotion in a natural environment using sixExpand
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Interspecific Communicative and Coordinated Hunting between Groupers and Giant Moray Eels in the Red Sea
Intraspecific group hunting has received considerable attention because of the close links between cooperative behaviour and its cognitive demands. Accordingly, comparisons between species haveExpand
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Seamounts, New Moon and eel Spawning: The Search for the Spawning Site of the Japanese eel
After analyzing all the collection data for larvae of the Japanese eel, Anguilla japonica, in the western North Pacific, we found that the spawning site of this species appears to be near threeExpand
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Habitat and population size of the coelacanth Latimeria chalumnae at Grand Comoro
SynopsisIn 1987 and 1989 coelacanths were observed for the first time in their natural habitat with the help of submersibles. Coelacanths were found between 150–253 m depth, their preferential depthExpand
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Close tetrapod relationships of the coelacanth Latimeria indicated by haemoglobin sequences
THE origin of tetrapods has been debated for many years. In traditional systematics, the extinct lobe-finned bony fish (Rhipidistia) are regarded as the closest relatives of tetrapods1. Among livingExpand
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Locomotion, fin coordination and body form of the living coelacanth Latimeria chalumnae
SynopsisLocomotion and fin coordination of the only living crossopterygian fish Latimeria chalumnae were studied with submersibles in the fish's natural habitat at around 200 m depth off GrandExpand
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Which home for coelacanth?
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