The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Coelacanth

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Coelacanth

The coelacanth (pronounced SEEL-uh-kanth) is an enormous, bottom-dwelling fish that is unlike other living fishes in a number of ways. They belong to an ancient lineage that has been around for more than 360 million years. Coelacanths can reach more than six feet long and weigh about 200 pounds, and they’re covered in thick, scaly […]

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