Chondrichthyan life history styles as revealed by the 320 million years old Mississippian of Montana

  title={Chondrichthyan life history styles as revealed by the 320 million years old Mississippian of Montana},
  author={Richard Lund},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  • R. Lund
  • Published 2004
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Biology of Fishes
SynopsisChondrichthyans comprise 55 of the 94 vertebrate species found to date in the Mississippian marine Bear Gulch Limestone 6 km by 19 km tropical bay. The chondrichthyan-osteichthyan faunal proportions differ strongly from those of modern marine fish faunas. Secondary sexual dimorphism, size partitioning, life period segregation, and sexual segregation, reinforce the considerable morphological specializations among the chondrichthyans that were involved in the maintenance of this diversity… 

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