Literature and web links


Benton, M. J. (2004) Vertebrate Palaeontology 4th ed. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford.

Pough, F.H., Janis, C.M. and Heiser, J.B. (1999) Vertebrate Life 5th ed. Prentice-Hall International, New Jersey.

Weinberg, S. (1999) A fish caught in time. Fourth Estate, London.

Web references and interesting links

PALAEOS - Coelacanth: The fish out of time

African Coelacanth Ecosystem Program

Devonian Times - More about the lobe-fin fishes

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