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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

http://www.natureasia.com/en/nmiddleeast/article/10.1038/nmiddleeast.2017.57

 

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)

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0172409

 

Yours,

 

Paul H.

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