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More news from Pelagos

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 02 Aug 2010

Three new links from Pelagos.  Thank you Adrian!

New species of batfish

Following on from the Deep Horizon oil spill, it's nice to report a feel-good fishy story from the Gulf.  New species of pancake batfish in the Gulf of Mexico

Long distance travellers

Deepwater currents move animals between ocean basins.

Small fish doing a big job

Benguela Goby – the humble goby steps in for sardines. It's a vertically migrating species that 'reoxygenates' at night and hides in jellyfish clouds.

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