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Contact: Marcelo Sánchez-Villagra
University of Zurich

Exceptional Fossil Fish Reveals New Evolutionary Mechanism for Body Elongation

Caption: The 240-million-year-old fossil find from Switzerland also revealed that this primitive fish was not as flexible as today's eels, nor could it swim as fast or untiringly as a tuna.

Credit: Picture: UZH

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