12. Suppose that you discover a new species of gastropod in a deep-sea hydrothermal vent community. This species grows rapidly,reproduces at 3 months of age, and has several clutches of >20,000eggs each year. It appears to follow a Type I survivor ship curve (i.e.,juvenile mortality is low, and most individuals survive to adulthood). The largest individual you observed is at least 150 years old. When you submit your results for publication, one reviewer recommends rejection, saying your data are clearly flawed, while the second reviewer says you've made the most important discovery in modern population biology. Their reasoning is exactly the same.What is it about your results that is causing these reactions?

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