The coelacanths constitute a now rare order of fish that includes two extant
species in the genus Latimeria: the West Indian Ocean coelacanth primarily
Coelacanths (seel-a-canths) were once known only from fossils and were
thought to have gone extinct approximately 65 million years ago (mya), during
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Apr 29, 2016 ... COELACANTH; A prehistoric fish once thought to be extinct found living in
modern times. The Coelacanth Rescue Mission strives to preserve ...
Mar 2, 2015 ... The coelacanth (pronounced SEEL-uh-kanth) is an enormous, bottom-dwelling
fish that is unlike other living fishes in a number of ways.
Apr 19, 2012 ... DinoFish : http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals A team of divers off the
coast of South Africa comes face to face with a Coelacanth.
Find out what's known about Coelacanths, Latimeria chalumnae, Sarcopterygii,
Coelacanthiformes, Coelacanthidae, including their world range and habitats, ...
The strange-looking coelacanth is considered to be a living fossil. Known
scientifically as Latimeria chalumnae, they were thought have been extinct since
Sep 16, 2015 ... As with other fish, today's coelacanths - referred to as 'living fossils' - don't need
lungs because they use gills to extract oxygen from water.
Aug 24, 2013 ... Coelacanths have long been known from the fossil record with the oldest
specimen dating back to the Devonian period, some 400 million years ...