The coelacanth with its primitive limbs is a fascinating member of our evolutionary past much more than just a fish story a fish caught in time tells an exciting tale of the many individuals involved in expanding our knowledge of the coelacanth and hopefully preventing its extinction as we enter the twenty first century. In a fish caught in time samantha weinberg has written the fantastic and fascinating story of the discovery of the coelacanth weinberg was able to undertake direct research for the book including speaking directly with many of the people closely involved with the story and the book reads like a great mystery story. A gripping story of obsession adventure and the search for our oldest surviving ancestor 400 million years old a four limbed dinofishin 1938 marjorie courtenay latimer a young south african museum curator caught sight of a specimen among a fisherman s trawl that she knew was special with limb like protuberances culminating in fins the strange fish was unlike anything she had ever seen. The coelacanth see lo canth is no ordinary fish five feet long with luminescent eyes and limb like fins this bizarre creature presumed to be extinct was discovered in 1938 by an amateur icthyologist who recognized it from fossils dating back 400 million years the discovery was immediately dubbed the greatest scientific find of the century but the excitement that ensued was even more
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