Eons of fishy fossils

A. M. Basden, K. M. Trinajstic, J. R. Merrick

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


    An overview of the long evolutionary history of fishes and diversity of Australian fossil fish faunas. Conodont relationships and use in dating are discussed, together with features of newly described osteichthyan braincase. Biogeography and biocorrelation of microvertebrate remains are considered. Development of Mesozoic teleosts are briefly outlined and longevity of select groups is demonstrated.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationEvolution and biogeography of Australasian vertebrates
    Place of PublicationOatlands, NSW
    Number of pages27
    ISBN (Print)097577901X
    Publication statusPublished - 2006


    • fossil ichthyofaunas
    • Devonian osteichthyan
    • Gneudna Formation
    • Gogo Formation
    • Taemas Formation

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