Dissection of Oarfish Reveals Insights Into Its Ecology

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Dissecting tissue from an 18-foot oarfish, UCSB parasitologists discovered the elusive sea monster hosted its own little monsters inside — as in tapeworms, dozens of them. The findings offer clues into the ecology and habitat of the rarely seen deep-water fish.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013