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‘Alien goldfish’ may have been a pelagic gastropod (Typhloesus wellsi, Carboniferous, Bear Gulch Limestone)
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil News‘Alien goldfish’ may have been unique mollusc, say scientists Nicola Davis, The Guardian, September 22, 2022 New clue found in 'alien goldfish' suggests it may have been a mollusk by Bob Yirka , Phys.org The open access paper is: Conway Morris, S. and Caron, J.B., 2022. A possible home for a bizarre Carboniferous animal: is Typhloesus a pelagic gastropod?. Biology Letters, 18(9), p.20220179. Another paper: Conway Morris, S., 1990. Typhloesus wellsi (Melton and Scott, 1973), a bizarre metazoan from the Carbonifer