Serenichthys kowiensis: Fossils Reveal New Genus and Species of Coelacanth

A new genus and species of coelacanth has been identified from fossils found in a 360 million year-old fossil estuary near Grahamstown, in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Named Serenichthys kowiensis, the new speices is Africa’s earliest known coelacanth, according to paleontologists Prof. Michael Coates of the University of Chicago and Dr Robert [...] —> Read More