Download e-book for iPad: Ancient Marine Reptiles by Jack M. Callaway,Elizabeth L. Nicholls

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 reside within the sea. between those teams are standard mammals like whales, dolphins, and seals. There also are reptilian lineages (like plesiosaurs, ichthyosaurs, mosasaurs, thalattosaurs, and others) that experience turn into sea creatures. every one of these marine reptiles, frequently wrongly referred to as "dinosaurs", are extinct. This edited e-book is dedicated to those extinct teams of marine reptiles. those reptilian analogs signify important versions of the myriad variations that let tetrapods to reside within the ocean.

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

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