Thursday, November 15, 2007

odd fish that can live in a log


The rivulus is notorious for being the only fish that can naturally self-fertilize and is also known to breathe air for long periods of time. However, scientists accidentally discovered that this odd American fish can live in logs while breathing air for months at a time, a behavior they now call “logpacking” since many rivulas will pack together inside a single log.

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