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Coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae)

The coelacanth is a 'living fossil' previously believed to have gone extinct at the time of the dinosaurs until the first scientifically noted rediscovery in 1938 (3). This amazing specimen...

FOSSIL FISH FOUND ALIVE ( diving with dinosaur fish ) - DOCUMENTARY

The coelacanths constitute a now rare order of fish that includes two extant species in the genus Latimeria: the West Indian Ocean coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae) and the Indonesian coelacanth...

Coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae) swimming in a deep submarine canyon

Awesome video of the coelacanth - a Critically Endangered fish - swimming in a deep submarine canyon. This endangered species was believed to have gone extinct at the time of the dinosaurs...

Komoren-Quastenflossers (Latimeria chalumnae) im Naturmuseum Augsburg

Gesehen im Naturmuseum Augsburg am 07. März 2014. Weitere Videos und Fotos von Pflanzen und Tieren unter (http://www.naturewatch.wikia.com)

Latimeria chalumnae: the dinofish

Video sobre un Celacanto (Latimeria chalumnae) recien capturado.

A HAL Coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae)

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Coelacanth Fish (Latimeria chalumnae) at Kuwait Educational Science Museum. 22.09.2013

The Coelacanth Fish (Latimeria chalumnae) at Kuwait Educational Science Museum, Kuwait City, State of Kuwait. 22.09.2013. سمكة الجُمبيزة أو سمكة الجوف (السيلاكانث...

Latimeria chalumnae

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Claire's Geology Brief No. 3: Coelocanths and Living Fossils

Creationists either misunderstand or misrepresent the expression "living fossil." They are particularly fond of misrepresenting the significance of Latimeria chalumnae, the last extant representati...

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:09:44 -0700

Unlike most modern animals, Coelacanths (Latimeria chalumnae, named for Ms. Latimer) have a fluid-filled, hollow tube for a backbone, called a notochord. Unique to a Coelacanth is what is called an “intracranial joint”: Basically, the skull is hinged ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Sat, 17 Jan 2015 04:54:24 -0800

To the best of our knowledge, two species of coelacanths are alive in the world today; the West Indian Ocean coelacanth, Latimeria chalumnae, and the Indonesian coelacanth, Latimeria menadoensis, which was discovered in an Indonesian fish market in ...


Sun, 12 Apr 2015 20:11:15 -0700

虽然腔棘鱼(学名Latimeria chalumnae)已在海洋中生活了数百万年,但是它们现在的生活却面临诸多挑战。1938年,“活化石”腔棘鱼在南非海岸被重新发现,闻名遐迩。不过,由于新港口的建设,腔棘鱼生活的少数水域又将面临破 ...

National Geographic

National Geographic
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:37:10 -0700

There are two living species of this fleshy-finned fish, Latimeria chalumnae and Latimeria menadoensis, neither of which is found in the fossil record. Granted, there's a 66 million year span in which the only coelacanth fossils are questionable fish ...

JD Supra (press release)

JD Supra (press release)
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:28:33 -0800

... 90-day finding on a petition (pdf) to list the Common thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus) as either threatened or endangered, and a proposed rule to list (pdf) the Tanzanian distinct population segment (DPS) of the African Coelacanth (Latimeria ...

Planet Earth

Planet Earth
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:07:30 -0700

Today anyone, anywhere in the world, needing information about English oak trees looks up Quercus robur; if they're after coelacanths they look for Latimeria chalumnae. We have identified and named around 1.7 million species so far in this way; it ...

Science 2.0

Science 2.0
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:47:31 -0700

Last year the whole genome of the coelacanth Latimeria chalumnae was sequenced. It is a living relic of a radiation of ancient lobe-finned fishes that reached their zenith of diversity about 300 million years ago. The genome of the coelacanth has 19 ...


Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19:48:45 -0700

动物学家原以为腔棘鱼已经全面灭绝,但后来竟发现了活生生的个体,而且还是两种:Latimeria chalumnae和Latimeria menadoensis。 现存的腔棘鱼属于矛尾鱼属,是肺鱼和四肢哺乳动物的近亲。科学家一度认为腔棘鱼所属种 ...

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