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Contact: Marcelo Sánchez-Villagra
University of Zurich

Video: Exceptional Fossil Fish Reveals New Evolutionary Mechanism for Body Elongation

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Caption: This video shows how the number of skeletal elements in the vertebral column became doubled in Saurichthys without an increase in the number of vertebrae.

Credit: UZH

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