Latest Prehistoric fish Stories
A distinctive 200-million-year-old fish used a combination of jutting front teeth and pebble-shaped rear teeth to feed on bivalves and other hard-shelled creatures it could find from the sea floor, according to new research from the University of Bristol.
Naturalist and wildlife filmmaker, Paul Rosolie, apparently donned a self-designed, snake-proof suit and allowed himself to be consumed by the Amazonian giant serpent.
About 400 million years ago a group of fish began exploring land and evolved into tetrapods – today's amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. But just how these ancient fish used their fishy bodies and fins in a terrestrial environment and what evolutionary processes were at play remain scientific mysteries.
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Launched in mid-November, FossilEra an online startup specializing in the sale of fossil specimens has shipped over 300 orders in the first three weeks of operation. (PRWEB)
An international team of paleontologists has published new research in the journal Nature revealing that the human skeleton did not evolve from ancient predatory fossil fish, as previously believed.
An unusual fossil fish that has fins behind its anus could have implications for human evolution according to a scientist at The University of Manchester.
The famous fossil fish species Tiktaalik roseae lived in the brutal Devonian environment 375 million years ago and is receiving scientific acclaim for providing some of the best evidence to date of the evolutionary change from lobe-finned fish to four-limbed animals.
Imagine a 25-foot-long shark, but instead of having a typical set of jaws, it packs a chainsaw-like ‘tongue’ full of razor-sharp teeth ready to slash through prey with ease.
100-million year old pieces of tiny fossil skull found in Fort Worth, Texas, have been identified as a new species of coelacanth fish...
The Queensland lungfish, Neoceratodus forsteri, also known as Burnett salmon and Barramunda, is the sole member of the family Ceratodontidae, and one of the only six lungfish species that remain. Olive or dull brown in color, it grows to about 59.06 in (150 cm) in length, more commonly 39.37 (100 cm). It is native to the Burnett and Mary River systems of south-east Queensland, but has been introduced into other nearby rivers, including the Brisbane River. It prefers still or slow-flowing...
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