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A Fish Caught in Time : The Search for the Coelacanth
by Samantha Weinberg


Overview - Thought to be long extinct, a five-foot long fish with luminescent eyes and limblike fins was discovered in 1938 by an ichthyologist who recognized it from fossils dating back 400 million years. This account reveals the international controversy sparked by the coelacanth's discovery, and how it all came together in 1998 in a gripping climax.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Thought to be long extinct, a five-foot long fish with luminescent eyes and limblike fins was discovered in 1938 by an ichthyologist who recognized it from fossils dating back 400 million years. This account reveals the international controversy sparked by the coelacanth's discovery, and how it all came together in 1998 in a gripping climax. Photos & illustrations.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780060932855
  • ISBN-10: 0060932856
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: February 2001
  • Page Count: 240
  • Dimensions: 8.04 x 5.29 x 0.59 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.43 pounds


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