Flora and Fauna | Science

Big Old Alaskan Fish Turns Out To Be Just Big, Not Old

NPR | July 9, 2013 9:37 a.m.

A nearly 40-pound rockfish caught off the southwest coast of Alaska was thought to be nearly 200 years old. The answer lay in the watery beast’s ear bones, which were examined in a lab in Juneau, Alaska. Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish have more.

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