After 75 years, how coelacanths mate or give birth still a mystery

2013-12-17 00:00

CAPE TOWN — It is 75 years since the enigmatic coelacanth was rediscovered off the South African coast, but no one has yet seen how the fish, which give birth to live young, mate.

One “steel-blue fish, the loveliest I had ever seen” stood out, she said later. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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