Instant Fish: Just Add Water | Salamanderfish

Instant Fish: Just Add Water | Salamanderfish

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In the peat flats of Western Australia, a peculiar fish lies in wait: salamanderfish spend several months buried underground until the dry sand they live in fills with water again.

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Thumbnail Credit: Tim M. Berra

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Image Sources:
Tim M. Berra, Ph.D. — Thanks to Dr. Tim Berra for teaching us more about these wonderful fish as well as providing incredible pictures!
https://rivers.dwer.wa.gov.au/species/lepidogalaxias-salamandroides/ (https://rivers.dwer.wa.gov.au/copyright-and-disclaimer)
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/white-recycled-craft-paper-texture-as-background-grey-paper-texture-old-vintage-page-gm1202181336-345031637
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/muddy-puddle-and-dirt-road-landscape-gm175235709-22429176
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/grunge-burn-back-gm184103141-1711676
Salamanderfish video: BIOTOPE AQUARIUM Project

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