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Meet the Opah, the First Warm-Blooded Fish

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Posted: June 14, 2016

Meet the Opah, the First Warm-Blooded Fish

Nick Wegner recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on March 3, 2016. Nick Wegner is a research fisheries biologist working for NOAA Fisheries at the Southwest Fisheries Science Center in La Jolla, California, and a lecturer at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

He discussed the opah, a fish that can produce its own body heat and the biology of this process.

Video Posted: June 14, 2016 | Running time: 8:39

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