Deep-sea fish use hydrothermal vents to incubate eggs

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An international team of researchers including Charles Fisher, Professor and Distinguished Senior Scholar of Biology at Penn State, discovered eggs of deep-sea skates near hydrothermal vents. The researchers believe the fish are using the volcanic heat emitted from the hydrothermal vents to accelerate the typically years-long incubation time of the eggs.

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