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Marine discoveries

New population of 'walking fish' found in Tasmania

The habitat of this second colony of handfish is small within a radius of 20 metres because instead of swimming they walk on the seafloor.

Jan 24, 2018, 19:05 PM IST

Incredible! New elusive sunfish species called 'Hoodwinker' first to be discovered in 130 years

Marianne Nyegaard from Murdoch University in Australia uncovered the new species while researching the population genetics of ocean sunfish in the Indo-pacific region.

Jul 25, 2017, 00:12 AM IST

Bizarre! Two-headed porpoise discovered for the first time in North Sea – See pics

A study recently published by the online Journal of the Natural History Museum Rotterdam contextualized the rarity of the find.

Jun 15, 2017, 08:40 AM IST