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 Post subject: SCUBAMART INDO < Fish Live Without Water Up to 66 Days >
PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 6:18 pm 
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Today topic < Amazing Fish that can live up to 66 days without water >

Mangrove Rivulus fish is probably the most severe type of fish and the unique in the world . The hermaphrodite fish species and can survive for more than two months on land without water .

This fish has a size of about 75 mm . Mangrove Rivulus is the only vertebrate capable of self- fertilize . Research in 2007 showed , this fish can live on land up to 66 days in a coconut shell , mangrove wood to beer cans .

More recently , scientists record the mangrove Rivulus life on the mainland . They want to know how this kind of bizarre fish survive and move in the environment without water .

From the video footage , it was revealed that the fish is able to jump around on land by using its tail . First , the fish flat on the mainland , then bowed his head and then move the tail to help jump .

Benjamin Perlman from Wake Forest University who led the study said , mangrove Rivulus has the ability adaptation high inland . Reported by LiveScience , Monday ( 07/08/2013 ) , this fish has the ability to exert a force directing the leap and jump higher .

The ability to jump was a key survival mangrove Rivulus . With this capability , the fish can move from minimal oxygen environment and has high levels of hydrogen sulfide .

Jumping ability makes this fish is also able to hunt prey on land . This fish can prey on animals such as crickets . Video recordings and observations of fish released by the Society for Experimental Biology last week .

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