Ancient rebel rewrites fish history

(Edmonton) Coelacanths, an ancient group of fishes once thought to be long extinct, made headlines in 1938 when one of their modern relatives was caught off the coast of South Africa. Now coelacanths are making another splash and University of Alberta researchers are responsible.

Ancient rebel rewrites fish history

FAST FISH: A shark-like predatory fish that partly resembled tuna, terrorised ocean dwellers 240 million years ago.

Sun 6 May 12 from ABC Science

ScienceShot: The Corvette of Coelacanths

Researchers unearth speedy species of slowpoke fish

Wed 2 May 12 from Science Now

New coelacanth find rewrites history of the ancient fish

(Edmonton) Coelacanths, an ancient group of fishes once thought to be long extinct, made headlines in 1938 when one of their modern relatives was caught off the coast of South Africa. Now coelacanths ...

Wed 2 May 12 from Phys.org

New coelacanth find rewrites history of the ancient fish, Thu 3 May 12 from Biology News

Killer Fish Looked Half Shark, Half Tuna

The fish donned a tuna-like forked tail and terrorized ocean dwellers 240 million years ago.

Wed 2 May 12 from Discovery.com

New Species: "Rebel" Coelacanth Stalked Ancient Seas

The newfound fish species used its massive, forked tail and streamlined body to chase prey in ancient seas.

Wed 2 May 12 from National Geographic

Pictures: New "Rebel" Coelacanth Found

The unusual predator was built to do "everything a coelacanth should not do," its discoverers say.

Wed 2 May 12 from National Geographic

Ancient 'Rebel' Fish Had Shark-Like Personality

Fast-moving coelacanth was an evolutionary failure.

Wed 2 May 12 from Livescience

Ancestor of living 'fossil fish' described

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 3 (UPI) -- An ancestor of coelacanths, "living fossil" fish thought extinct until a live one was caught in 1938 off South Africa, has been identified, paleontologists say.

Thu 3 May 12 from UPI

An Ancient Killer Coelacanth from Canada

Fri, 04 May 2012 14:35:28 GMT

Fri 4 May 12 from AlphaGalileo

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