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Marine fish won an evolutionary lottery 66 million years ago, UCLA biologists report


April 17, 2018

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Why do the Earth's oceans contain such a staggering diversity of fish of so many different sizes, shapes, colors and ecologies? The answer, a University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)-led team of biologists reports, dates back 66 million years ago, when a six-mile-wide asteroid crashed to Earth, wiping out the dinosaurs and approximately 75 percent of animal and plant species worldwide.Full Story

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