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Eocene, Marine Catfish Found in Whale Valley, Egypt


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Egypt’s Whale Valley home to ancient catfish

An Egyptian team documents a new species of fossilized catfish.

Aya Nader, Nature Middle East, March 30, 2017



The paper is:


El Sayed, S. E. et al. A new genus and species of marine

catfishes (Siluriformes; Ariidae) from the upper Eocene

Birket Qarun Formation, Wadi El-Hitan, Egypt PLOS ONE

http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0172409 (2017)





Paul H.

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