Scientists have found a warm-blooded fish and we’re probably all dead

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They’re evolving.

Though it’s been a while, I have written extensively on this site about the dangers of the ocean. It’s too big, it’s too unexplored, and there are far too many creatures in it we don’t understand.

And now what little we did understand about fish is being flipped on its head. One of the fundamental truths we knew about those slippery, dead-eyed, gill-havers–that they’re cold-blooded–turns out might not be the case at all.

Scientists have found a warm-blooded fish, called the opah, and we can all start the clock to our extinction.

From USA TODAY:

In a discovery that defies conventional biology, a big fish that lives deep in the Pacific Ocean has been found to be warm blooded, like humans, other mammals and birds.

Researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) determined that unlike other fish, opah generate heat as they swim…

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