Subject: Plant/Fish

Al Romero (
Fri, 05 Feb 1999 16:52:58 -0600

At 05:01 PM 2/5/99 -0500, you wrote:
>hey there,
>i was having a conversation with my roomate about marine metamorphosis.
>i remember hearing somewhere that there is some type of plant that over
>time transforms itself into some type of marine fish.  i know it seems
>out of this world, but can this be true?  i would love to have any
>information you could provide...
>thanks in advance
Although my area of expertise is marine mammals and not marine plants I, as
well as any other biologist, can tell you that such "metamorphoses" never
take place.

Best wishes,

Aldemaro Romero, Ph.D.
Director and Associate Professor
Environmental Studies Program
Macalester College
1600 Grand Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105-1899
(651) 696-8157
(651) 696-6443 (fax)