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Almost the entire article has been lifted verbatim from a Canadian Government web site: http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/sci/sa-mfpd/lingcod/ling_lifehistory.htm and http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/sci/sa-mfpd/lingcod/ling_aging.htm. According to that site, use for non-commercial applications is allowed, but should follow these guidelines:
- Users exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced;
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Two Broken Images in Gallery
There are twobroken images in the gallery. I am not sure how to fix them.
- It seems that those images have been deleted. I could not find any trace of them on Wikimedia.--Mr Fink (talk) 21:39, 24 March 2013 (UTC)
NPR source is dodgy
I added the comment that the blue colour might from biliverdin, and cited an NPR article:
Bland, Alastair. "Red Fish, Blue Fish: Where The Fish Flesh Rainbow Comes From". the salt. NPR. Retrieved 18 October 2014.
HOWEVER: that article claims that their source for the biliverdin claim is Love's book:
Love, Milton S. (2011). Certainly more than you want to know about the fishes of the Pacific Coast : a postmodern experience (PDF). Santa Barbara, Calif.: Really Big Press. ISBN 978-0962872563. Retrieved 18 October 2014.
This book says nothing about biliverdin as far as I can tell. A quick look at Google Scholar netted this article but it doesn't seem to say that biliverdin is the cause of the lingcod's colour, based on Google Translate. --Slashme (talk) 08:26, 18 October 2014 (UTC)