This is an article I wrote for the PLOS Paleontology Community blog, and am archiving it here. The original post… Read more Top 10 Open Access Fossil Taxa of 2017: Eekaulostomus cuevasae | PLOS Paleo Community
This unique fish represents the first of its kind in the fossil record, and is named after an infamous sci-fi polyglot!
The fossil fish Hemicalypterus weiri was named after Gordon Weir. But who is Gordon Weir?
Are the “teeth” on a sawfish snout really teeth? A fossil might shed light on the question.