silver lamprey

Move over, Chanel No. 5. You’ve got a new competitor: The scent of bile is driving female sea lampreys crazy, a new study says. Bile wasn’t always an alluring scent—not even to sea lampreys, a type of parasitic fish. Millions of years ago it started out as a digestive aid, breaking down the fats in lampreys’...

Move over, Chanel No. 5. You’ve got a new competitor: The scent of bile is driving female sea lampreys crazy, a new study says. Bile wasn’t always an alluring scent—not even to sea lampreys, a type of parasitic fish. Millions of years ago it started out as a digestive aid, breaking down the fats in lampreys’...