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Who would have thought it? After another morning at the Mathematical Association’s annual conference I found out that as well as their place in chaos theory (see The Dog Fish and Chaos Theory) apparantly some breeds of dogfish can swim in tessellating shoals…

A shoal of a merman's best friend seen just outside Atlantis
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New Year Resolutions 2011 Unusual Hybrids

The Dog Fish – And Chaos Theory

Is it a fish or is it a dog, is it a fishdog? No its a dogfish. Some crazy people think dogfish are a type of shark but I think it is a close cousin of a beagle…

It is said that if a dogfish wags his tail in the South China Sea it can cause good surfing in Newquay. This is a known as the Dogfish Effect and is a key concept in Chaos Theory.

Get the surfboards out, this is one happy fish...