Ecomorphology of the Mississippian fishes of the Bear Gulch Limestone (Heath formation, Montana, USA)

@article{Lund2014EcomorphologyOT,
  title={Ecomorphology of the Mississippian fishes of the Bear Gulch Limestone (Heath formation, Montana, USA)},
  author={Richard Lund and Emily Greenfest-Allen and Eileen D. Grogan},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2014},
  volume={98},
  pages={739-754}
}
The 323 million year old Bear Gulch Lens is recognized for the preservational quality and diversity of its fauna. Here we capitalize on these factors and 45 years of field data collection to test and evaluate the relationship between functional morphology and habitat in this Upper Mississippian marine fish fauna. The fishes are members of the Coelacanthiformes, Actinopterygii, Chondrichthyes, and Acanthodii. Fish were scored for 12 size-free morphological characters of functional significance… 

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