Brand New Fossilised Fish Species Located - Nakhon Ratchasima

A new fossilsed fish has been discovered by a research team in Nakhon Ratchasima that could be dating back 150-million-years ago it is believed.

It had been named Khoratichthus gibbus and announced at a news meeting which was organised at the local university.

Local residents first located the fossil near Tham Khunjon waterfall back in 1997, it was only in 2014 when Thai and Swedish researchers went on to study the fossil and found out it was a freshwater species that was thought to be extinct.

The new fascinating finding was named after where it was found and on its appearance, it is 14-inches-long, 3-inches-thick and 5-inches-wide.

Source : Bangkokpost

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