Dais Newsfeed | 23/12/2021 08:47 AM | Click to read full article
The smallest fish in the world, the Paedocypris, measures only 7 millimetres. This is nothing compared to the 9 meters of the whale shark. The small fish shares many of the same genes and the same anatomy as the shark, but the dorsal and caudal fins, gills, stomach and heart, are thousands of times smaller!
How do the organs and tissues of this miniature fish stop growing very quickly, unlike those of their giant cousin?