Africa’s earliest known coelacanth found in Eastern Cape

21 septiembre 2015

Various specimens of Africa’s earliest coelacanth have been found in a 360-million-year-old fossil estuary near Grahamstown, in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. More than 30 complete specimens of the new fossil species, Serenichthys kowiensis, were collected from the famous Late Devonian aged Waterloo Farm locality.