Bob Marley is a blood-sucking parasite

Discussion in 'What's On Your Mind?' started by Mike, Jul 12, 2012.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Yes, he is ... :)

    WTSP: Gnathia marleyi: Caribbean parasite named after Bob Marley

    A tiny blood-sucking parasite that infests fish on Caribbean coral reefs has been named after Jamaican reggae icon Bob Marley.

    Arkansas State University marine biologist Paul Sikkel discovered the parasite off the U.S. Virgin Islands a decade ago but it was only recently unveiled as "Gnathia marleyi" as an homage to the singer.

    Sikkel says he dubbed the tiny crustacean due to his "respect and admiration" for Marley, who died in 1981.
     
  2. MaximumSisu

    MaximumSisu Requiescat in Pace

    The thread title reminds me of an assigned essay in English class in the 60's: "Negroes Are Revolting"
     

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