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Title : HYBODONT SHARK: Prelims Specific Topic
Date : Feb 07, 2022
- In a rare discovery recently, teeth of new species of hybodont shark of the Jurassic age have been reported for the first time from Jaisalmer by a team of the Geological Survey of India (GSI).
- Hybodonts, an extinct group of sharks, was a dominant group of fishes in both marine and fluvial environments during the Triassic and early Jurassic time.
- They became extinct at the end of the Cretaceous time 65 million years ago.
Tags : bio diversity