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A Greenland Shark from the Wreck of the SS Central America at 2,200 Meters
Abstract The three-masted, wooden-hulled steamship Central America sank in 1857 during a hurricane 370 km east of Savannah, Georgia. During a recovery project begun in 1988, the unmanned researchExpand
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Some 20th century fish discoveries
  • T. Berra
  • Biology
  • Environmental Biology of Fishes
  • 1 September 1997
Of the approximately 1.5 million species described to date, about 48 170 (3.2%) are vertebrates. Of these 24 618 (51%) are fishes. Amazingly, 41% of fishes are found in fresh water which makes up aExpand
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Was the Darwin/Wedgwood Dynasty Adversely Affected by Consanguinity?
Charles Darwin, who was married to his first cousin, Emma Wedgwood, was one of the first experimentalists to demonstrate the adverse effects of inbreeding and to question the consequences ofExpand
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Evolution and the Myth of Creationism: A Basic Guide to the Facts in the Evolution Debate
1. What is evolution? 2. Geologic time and the fossil record 3. The explanatory power of evolution 4. The evolution of life and the rise of humans 5. Science, religion, politics, law, and educationExpand
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Burrowing, Emergence, Behavior, and Functional Morphology of the Australian Salamanderfish, Lepidogalaxias salamandroides
Abstract The salamanderfish is a small endemic salmoniform that inhabits acidic, ephemeral freshwater in southwestern Australia. This paper documents that L. salamandroides burrows into damp sand toExpand
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Genetic diversity in New Zealand Galaxias vulgaris sensu lato (Teleostei: Osmeriformes: Galaxiidae): a test of a biogeographic hypothesis
Aim To test whether a geologically recent region with low endemism shows low genetic diversity in a freshwater fish species complex, in contrast to an adjacent area with high diversity. The lowExpand
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A specimen of megamouth shark, Megachasma pelagios (Megachasmidae) from Western Australia.
Introduction On 18 August 1988 the Fisheries Inspector at Mandurah contacted the second authorto report that a large, strange-looking sharklike beast had washed ashore near the entrance to MandurahExpand
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Incidence of Black Spot Disease in Fishes in Cedar Fork Creek, Ohio
A total of 4175 fishes belonging to 29 taxa in 6 families was examined for black spot disease. Of that total, 89% were infected with one or more metacercariae of the strigeid fluke, UvuliferExpand
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Life history aspects of the West Australian Salamanderfish, Lepidogalaxias salamandroides Mees
A field study of the ecology and general life history of the West Australian salamanderfish, Lepidogalaxias salamandroides, was conducted near Northcliffe, Western Australia, during 1986. ThisExpand
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