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253 news items

Live Science

Live Science
Tue, 15 Sep 2015 12:07:30 -0700

In the new study, researchers examined the curious lungs of one species of coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae) at five different stages of growth. They scanned each specimen with X-ray tomography, a method that allows researchers to take multiple X-rays ...

Examiner.com

Examiner.com
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 15:37:30 -0800

The scientific name for this creature is "Latimeria chalumnae". It is named after the discoverer of this fish Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer and the waters in which it was found. Coelacanth which means "hollow spine" is from the Greek words "coelia ...
 
Nature.com
Wed, 23 Sep 2015 09:52:30 -0700

A fish species found in the Indian Ocean has a vestigial lung, suggesting that its ancestors had working lungs before they shifted to life in deep waters. The coelacanth fish Latimeria chalumnae is descended from ancient coelacanths that lived in ...

EurekAlert (press release)

EurekAlert (press release)
Sun, 20 Sep 2015 21:07:30 -0700

The new species was discovered a mere 100km from the mouth of the Chalumna River, off which the type specimen of Latimeria chalumnae (the first discovered modern coelacanth) was caught in 1938. Furthermore, the Geology Department at Rhodes, ...

Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor
Wed, 16 Sep 2015 05:20:55 -0700

Latimeria chalumnae is no ordinary fish. Besides possessing vestigial lungs, the species is frequently called a “living fossil” for being part of the order coelacanth, which was long thought extinct. L. chalumnae was discovered in a fisherman's net in ...

Wired

Wired
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 06:58:44 -0800

There are two living species of coelacanth, and both are rare. The West Indian Ocean coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae) lives off the east coast of Africa, while the Indonesian coelacanth (Latimeria menadoensis) is found in the waters off Sulawesi ...

ScienceBlogs (blog)

ScienceBlogs (blog)
Fri, 14 Aug 2015 04:03:39 -0700

Bfl, Branchiostoma floridae; Cel, Caenorhabditis elegans; Cgi, Crassostrea gigas; Cte, Capitella teleta; Dme, Drosophila melanogaster; Dre, Danio rerio; Gga, Gallus gallus; Hsa, Homo sapiens; Hro, Helobdella robusta; Lch, Latimeria chalumnae; Lgi ...

Scientific American (blog)

Scientific American (blog)
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 07:14:54 -0800

It may have hidden in the ocean for millions of years, but life today poses numerous challenges for the West Indian Ocean coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae), the "living fossil" fish that was famously rediscovered off the coast of South Africa in 1938 ...
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