Nature sez - 250-year-old worms
g.read at niwa.cri.nz
Tue Feb 8 21:06:43 EST 2000
This is getting wide circulation in the pop-sci net-news sources. Without
comment, and in brief:
Charles Fisher, professor of biology at Pennsylvania State University, and
his team, interpret marking experiments with tubes of a Lamellibrachia sp.
as indicating a 250 year life span for the animals.
The article is in the brief communications section in Nature 3 February 2000
Volume 403 No. 6769.
Longevity record for deep-sea invertebrate
DERK C. BERGQUIST, FREDERICK M. WILLIAMS, CHARLES R. FISHER
Geoff Read <g.read at niwa.cri.nz>
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