THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Layer by layer, tiny bones tell the life stories of fish

By Robert Cooke
Globe Correspondent / September 18, 2006

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

WOODS HOLE -- Using atom-by-atom analysis of small bones found inside fish ears, scientists can now tell where a fish was born, where it grew up, and where it migrated during its lifetime. (Full article: 732 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass

Connect with Boston.com

Twitter Follow us on @BostonUpdate, other Twitter accounts