What the Fish? Episode 21: Armchair Science

Adventures in Science!

In this episode we welcome special guest Dr. Kevin Tang (Assistant Professor University of Michigan Flint) to discuss a new hypothesis that addresses a longstanding fishy paleontological mystery, the spiral-tooth whorls of the extinct cartilaginous fish species Helicoprion. From there we weave a tangled web of fieldwork parasite paranoia and encounters with large logs.

Questions?

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So long, and thanks for all the fish!

Fish Nerds Podcast Team:

Eric Ahlgren (Fishes Volunteer)

Leo Smith (Associate Curator of Fishes)

Matthew P. Davis (Postdoctoral Research Scientist)

Beth Sanzenbacher (Outreach Coordinator)

Kevin Tang (Assistant Professor University of Michigan Flint)

 

Science Focus: 
Exhibit: 
Creatures of Light: Nature's Bioluminescence