Extinct or not known?

Coelacanth (Latimeria genus) was first found in an East African fish market (dead). The search was then on until living ones were found. Now there are several species 🙂

Assumed dead

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About Michael White

Marine Zoologist specialising in endangered species and remote atoll research. I use modern science and Ethnozoology to provide culturally meaningful conservation projects, with a special focus on the sustainable use of natural resources and food sovereignty. "Tread gently on the Earth"

2 thoughts on “Extinct or not known?

  1. Krishnan Srinivasan

    Yes, there are. We need to work out their genome and intensify search for more samples for taxonomic studies. I suspect a wonderful clue in the Coelacanths for human metabolic deficiencies.

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