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|Justice Paul Butler||EN||36.71%|
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Paul Butler told ( about Paul Butler ) : “We got it wrong the first time and maybe we were a bit hastingly publishing our findings back then. But we are absolutely certain that we've got the right age now," Paul Butler, an ocean scientists from Bangor University, told ScienceNordic. Like counting the rings of a tree, the age of bivalves is calculated by totting up growth rings - the lines left annually on the creatures’ shells by seasonal variations affecting how quickly they grow. Ming’s original age had been calculated by counting the growth rings on the hinge of the clam, but as the creature was so incredibly old the rings had crowded together making them difficult to distinguish, with more than 500 packed into a space just millimetres across. The new age of 507 years was calculated by instead counting the rings on the shell’s exterior, where they were more evenly spaced. By comparing unique growth patterns that have been previously linked with specific time periods they were able to verify Ming’s mighty age. "It’s worth keeping in mind that we caught a total of 200 ocean quahogs on our Iceland expedition,”
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