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Morphology, Phylogeny and Paleobiogeography of Fossil Fishes: Honoring Meemann Chang

By: David K Elliott, John G Maisey, Xiaobo Yu and Desui Miao

472 pages, 13 col & 194 b/w figs, 14 tabs

Verlag Friedrich Pfeil

Hardback | Dec 2010 | #188827 | ISBN-13: 9783899371222
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About this book

The study of fossil fishes has advanced significantly over the past few years, giving scientists a rare opportunity to understand the origin and early evolution of major vertebrate groups, ranging from the jawless agnathans to piscine gnathostomes (placoderms, acanthodians, chondrichthyans and osteichthyans).

This book presents recent findings on the morphology, phylogeny and paleobiogeography of fossil fishes, as a tribute to Professor Meemann Chang for her contributions to paleoichthyology and to the study of early vertebrate evolution.

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