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Coelacanth caught in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Fishermen have caught a 1.34 metre, 27 kg coelacanth off the northern tip of the island.

This brings the total coelacanth count from Tanzania up to about 30.

Researchers speculate that diminishing shallow-water resources are forcing fishermen to cast nets into deeper waters - leading to the increased coelacanth catches.


Full article at Reuters

Illustration of a Coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae) from Wikipedia.

Coelacanth - Latimeria chalumnae

Posted by: admin on 15th Jul 2007 08:06 PM
Updated by: admin on 15th Jul 2007 08:06 PM
Expires: 01st Jan 2012 12:00 AM

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