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By Jack M. Callaway,Elizabeth L. Nicholls

ISBN-10: 0121552101

ISBN-13: 9780121552107

ISBN-10: 0123912032

ISBN-13: 9780123912039

Vertebrate evolution has resulted in the convergent visual appeal of many teams of initially terrestrial animals that now stay within the sea. between those teams are regular mammals like whales, dolphins, and seals. There also are reptilian lineages (like plesiosaurs, ichthyosaurs, mosasaurs, thalattosaurs, and others) that experience develop 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 symbolize helpful versions of the myriad variations that let tetrapods to reside within the ocean.

  • First ebook in additional than eighty years dedicated completely to fossil marine reptiles
  • Documents the most up-tp-date learn on extinct marine reptiles
  • Prepared through the world's such a lot well-liked specialists within the field
  • Well illustrated

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