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Fish with hands reported by the CSIRO

Posted on Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 1:35 pm by
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The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia’s national science agency, has published a report detailing 14 known species of handfish. These creatures, crawl along the ocean floor with the help of hand-shaped pectoral fins. Ichthyologist Daniel Gledhill said “We’re still finding many species, often in areas you’d think we know quite a bit about”.

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6 Responses to “Fish with hands reported by the CSIRO”

  1. jmac says:

    pretty cool

  2. rickT says:

    reef safe?

  3. Rob says:

    looks bad a**

  4. Reef Tools says:

    Can someone give me a hand with this?

  5. Reef Tools says:

    a legend in my own mind

  6. Raj says:

    Wow! Seems like each day we’re getting closer and closer to filling the “gaps” in the evolutionary chain.

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