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  1. #1
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    Fish fart to communicate

    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/n...ringfarts.html

    "We know [herring] have excellent hearing but little about what they actually use it for," said research team leader Ben Wilson, a marine biologist at the Bamfield Marine Science Centre, British Columbia, Canada. "It turns out that herring make unusual farting sounds at night."

    The fish were found to produce high-frequency sound bursts up to 22 kilohertz. The noise was always accompanied by a fine stream of bubbles .........

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    Re: Fish fart to communicate

    Originally posted by Webdude
    Fish fart to communicate!


    Doesn't everyone?

    Interesting read. Thanks!

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    Re: Re: Fish fart to communicate

    Originally posted by JSpired
    Doesn't everyone?

    Tinyurl is the answer for posting long urls!!!

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    Sounds like a lot of blokes I know......
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    I wonder who?
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    someone was doing some fish research lately, right webdude?
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    I hate to see what happens when that big catfish someone caught toots.
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