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X-Rays Reveal the Biting Truth About Parrotfish Teeth

News   Nov 21, 2017 | Original Story by Glenn Roberts Jr. for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

 
X-Rays Reveal the Biting Truth About Parrotfish Teeth

Scientists studied the microstructure of the coral-chomping teeth of the steephead parrotfish, pictured here, to learn about the fish’s powerful bite. Credit: Alex The Reef Fish Geek/Nautilus Scuba Club, Cairns, Australia.

 
 
 

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