I’ll Have The Monkeyface Prickle Back

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Photo: NOAA/MBARI

A secret to survival amid rising global temperatures could be dwelling in the tidepools of the U.S. West Coast. Findings by University of California, Irvine biologists studying the genome of an unusual fish residing in those waters offer new possibilities for humans to obtain dietary protein as climate change imperils traditional sources.

We now have another friend to add to our collection of fabulously freaky fish: Cebidichthys violaceus, otherwise known as the monkeyface prickleback.

LINK (via: News Medical Life Sciences)

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