Were our tetrapod ancestors deaf?

A research group led by Jakob Christensen-Dalsgaard, University of Southern Denmark, have shown that the closest living relatives of the tetrapods, the lungfish, are insensitive to sound pressure, but sensitive to vibrations. ...

Lungfish cocoon found to be living antimicrobial tissue

A team of researchers from the University of New Mexico, the University of California and the University of Murcia has found that the cocoon created by lungfish living in dry lakebeds in Africa is made of living antimicrobial ...

New DNA test to transform wild fish population management

Postdoctoral Fellow with CSIRO's Environomics Future Science Platform Dr. Ben Mayne said the new method is a non-lethal alternative to counting growth rings in their otoliths, or ear bones of fish, to reveal their age.

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