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Scientists Describe Two New Species of Fish From Area Engulfed by Oil Spill


July 9, 2010

H-intermedius Two new species of fish from the Gulf of Mexico that walk on their fins and sit-and-wait for prey are described in a new research paper. This highlights the undescribed biodiversity of the area effected by the Gulf oil spill. Full Story

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American Museum of Natural History

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