How did fish evolve to live out of water?

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How did fish evolve to live out of water?

December 20, 2016 - 08:39

Around 400 million years ago, fish left the water and started to evolve into land-loving creatures. But how did the transition happen? A new and unusual experiment could shed some light on the kinds of changes that enabled fins to become limbs. Researchers took a fish species known to be able to walk on its fins from time to time, and raised it on land. Watch the fish promenade in this Nature Video by clicking on the title or picture...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKxRe0hAQmg

Read the paper: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature13708

 

Here's 10 fish that can walk on land:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQGGJ6coOzo


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