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By Jack M. Callaway,Elizabeth L. Nicholls

Vertebrate evolution has resulted in the convergent visual appeal of many teams of initially terrestrial animals that now dwell within the sea. between those teams are ordinary mammals like whales, dolphins, and seals. There also are reptilian lineages (like plesiosaurs, ichthyosaurs, mosasaurs, thalattosaurs, and others) that experience turn into sea creatures. almost all these marine reptiles, usually wrongly referred to as "dinosaurs", are extinct. This edited publication is dedicated to those extinct teams of marine reptiles. those reptilian analogs signify important types of the myriad variations that allow tetrapods to dwell within the ocean.

  • First booklet in additional than eighty years dedicated completely to fossil marine reptiles
  • Documents the most up-tp-date learn on extinct marine reptiles
  • Prepared by means of the world's so much fashionable specialists within the field
  • Well illustrated

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