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A long look back at fishes’ extendable jaws

A long look back at fishes’ extendable jaws

  A Maori wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus) protruding its jaws. Most modern fishes have this ability, which reduces the distance between the fish and its prey. Credit: Copyright João Paulo Krajewski When it comes to catching elusive prey, many fishes rely on a special trick: protruding jaws that quickly extend their reach to snap up that […]