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Cladoselache

Cladoselache A genus of shark-like fishes, recorded from Europe and N. America, that were 0.5–1.2 m long and are noted for the presence of a large ventral fin. The fishes existed during the Devonian and Carboniferous Periods and numerous specimens have been collected from the Cleveland Shales (Upper Devonian) in N. America.

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Cladoselache

Cladoselache Late Devonian, shark-like fish recorded from Europe and N. America. Cladoselache ranged between 0.5 and 1.2 m in length and is noted for the presence of a large ventral fin. Numerous specimens of this genus have been collected from the Cleveland Shales, Upper Devonian, in N. America.

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