October 19, 2009
Suctorial Life Forms
“The unpleasant habits of round-mouthed hagfish and lampreys are vividly described as ‘suctorial.’ Theirs is a mode of life made possible by having gills which open directly into the throat, so that they can continue to respire while still sucking blood…”
Posted by Jerome Doolittle at October 19, 2009 07:03 PM
My theory is beginning to take partisan shape. And I shall have to report it soon. However partisan and simple it may be(although I may be wrong, I'm never in doubt - I steal the quote from the great man, the deceased brilliant one, Julius B. Ness S.C.S.C.CJ) as it's infinitely more sensible than the stories we get from those guys.