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Post by rainbow » Sat May 18, 2019 8:13 am

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A rare coelacanth – one of only a handful of catalogued individuals – has been filmed off the coast of South Africa.

Scientists on a research expedition near Sodwana made the discovery 125 metre below the surface with the help of a remote-operated vehicle (ROV) this week.

The ancient fish were thought to be extinct until they were discovered off Chalumna (near East London) in December 1938.

There are only 33 known individuals, all of which have been catalogued in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park.

Dr Kerry Sink of the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) was able to identify the fish spotted this week as Eric, an individual first identified in 2009 and last seen in 2013.
https://www.news24.com/Video/SouthAfric ... t-20190516
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Post by JimC » Sat May 18, 2019 9:41 am

Like the coelacanth, I detest change... :tea:
Nurse, where the fuck's my cardigan?
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Re: Eric Fish

Post by laklak » Sat May 18, 2019 2:14 pm

It were good enough for me Da and 100,000,000,000 of his Das before him so it's good enough for me.
Yeah well that's just, like, your opinion, man.

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Re: Eric Fish

Post by Tero » Sun May 19, 2019 11:07 am

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