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153 news items

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 ...

L'Obs

L'Obs
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:33:50 -0700

Mais il ressemble beaucoup à Latimeria chalumnae. "Il y a seulement 5% de différence entre leurs génomes", précise le paléontologue. Hormis une nuance dans la couleur, les deux ont la même apparence : celle d'un prédateur robuste, mesurant jusqu'à 2 ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Sat, 17 Jan 2015 04:54:24 -0800

To the best of our knowledge, two species of coelacanths are alive in the world today; the West Indian Ocean coelacanth, Latimeria chalumnae, and the Indonesian coelacanth, Latimeria menadoensis, which was discovered in an Indonesian fish market in ...

Scientific American (blog)

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

coelacanth 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 ...

National Geographic

National Geographic
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:37:10 -0700

There are two living species of this fleshy-finned fish, Latimeria chalumnae and Latimeria menadoensis, neither of which is found in the fossil record. Granted, there's a 66 million year span in which the only coelacanth fossils are questionable fish ...
 
Jitunews
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:52:30 -0700

Ikan raja laut kini hanya tersisa dua spesies yaitu Latimeria menadoensis (Indonesia Coelacanth) dan Latimeria chalumnae (Comoro Coelacanth). Sedangkan berbagai jenis lainnya, sekitar 120 spesies, dinyatakan telah punah dan hanya ditemukan fosilnya ...

RedOrbit

RedOrbit
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:03:45 -0700

Unlike most modern animals, Coelacanths (Latimeria chalumnae, named for Ms. Latimer) have a fluid-filled, hollow tube for a backbone, called a notochord. Unique to a Coelacanth is what is called an "intracranial joint": Basically, the skull is hinged ...

Planet Earth

Planet Earth
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:07:30 -0700

Today anyone, anywhere in the world, needing information about English oak trees looks up Quercus robur; if they're after coelacanths they look for Latimeria chalumnae. We have identified and named around 1.7 million species so far in this way; it ...
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