Acanthodes bridgei fish with mineralized rods and cones had colour vision

December 25, 2014 2:39 AM

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Acanthodes bridgei fish with mineralized rods and cones had colour vision

As per the latest study, the scientists have known about a 300-million-year-old fish named as ‘Acanthodes bridgei’ who saw the world in color. The fish that was almost 10 centimeters long was found from an ancient shallow lagoon called as the Hamilton Quarry in Kansas.

It comes as a no surprise how the 300-million-year-old fish fossils are found so well preserved in the earth. The lagoon comprises of sediments that bury the living creatures rapidly. It is a rapid process that keeps the fossils extremely well preserved in the lagoon. The concept is mentioned in a r...

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