disco clam

Ocean News: Researchers Discover How Disco Clams Light Up, Pygmy Blue Whales Found to Winter Off Indonesia, and More

Posted Mon, Jun 30, 2014 by Brianna Elliott to disco clam, emperor penguins, jellyfish, pygmy blue whales, sea turtle rescue

The disco clam.

The disco clam (Ctenoides ales). (Photo: Jayvee Fernandez / Flickr Creative Commons)

- Scientists found fossils indicating that animals have been building reefs for 548 million years, about 7 million years earlier than previously thought. This means animals starting depositing calcium carbonate shells around the Cambrian explosion. Nature


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