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Author Walker, Sally M.
Title Fossil fish found alive : discovering the coelacanth / Sally M. Walker.
Pub Info Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, ©2002.
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Descript 72 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 x 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience 1000L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.0 2 2 58178
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 69-70) and index.
Contents Prologue: Prehistoric fish -- Startling discovery -- Meet the coelacanth -- Fourteen-year fish hunt -- Inside the coelacanth -- Submersible search -- King of the sea -- Back to South Africa -- Map: Major coelacanth discoveries -- Timeline -- Source notes -- Photo acknowledgments -- Selected bibliography -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary Describes the 1938 discovery of the coelacanth, a fish previously believed to be extinct, and subsequent research about it.
Subject Coelacanth -- Juvenile literature.
Living fossils.
ISBN 1575055368 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
9781575055367 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
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