parrotfish teeth

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鸚嘴魚有堅硬又堅固的牙齒,會咀嚼珊瑚咬碎成小塊,形成海邊的沙粒。牠們的牙齒有多層牙齒,損耗後能根換新的。而且牙齒能承受530噸的壓力,相等於88隻大象的重量。

the parrotfish has stiff and hard teeth that can feed on coral, bitting off coral bones and turn them into fine sands at the beaches. study found that their teeth are among the strongest in all animals. they have rows of continuously growing teeth, and new teeth would replace old, worn teeth. their teeth could endure around 530 tons of pressure, which is about the weigh of 88 african elephants.

X-Rays Reveal the Biting Truth About Parrotfish Teeth

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