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Surprise: Fish in acidic waters grow bigger ears
| Jun 25
| RANDOLPH E. SCHMID,
Posted on 06/27/2009 9:08:25 AM PDT by JoeProBono
Listen up! Carbon dioxide being absorbed by the oceans is having a puzzling effect on fish their ears get bigger. Now, that doesn't mean you're going to reel in the Mr. Spock of the sea. Fish ears are inside their bodies. But, as in humans, their ears perform a major role in sensing movement and whether the animal is upright abilities that are important for survival.
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Surprise. I never knew fish even had ears.
Zero must bathe in vinegar.
posted on 06/27/2009 9:39:00 AM PDT
I thought it meant his mom was on acid. (Hey, it was legal back then.)
posted on 06/27/2009 9:45:45 AM PDT
Interesting. Proof would be found in comparing members of the same species taken from waters of different Ph.
Swamp waters in Louisiana and Florida are among the most acidic in the nation. Take some bass, bream and catfish from those waters and compare them against the same but from more alkaline waters.
Then have a fish fry.
posted on 06/27/2009 9:53:38 AM PDT
posted on 06/27/2009 9:59:16 AM PDT
(A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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