The coelacanth see lo canth is no ordinary fish five feet long with luminescent eyes and limb like fins this bizarre creature presumed to be extinct was discovered in 1938 by an amateur icthyologist who recognized it from fossils dating back 400 million years. Fish caught in time the search for the coelacanth by samantha weinberg format much more than just a fish story a fish caught in time tells an exciting tale of the many individuals involved in expanding our knowledge of the coelacanth and hopefully preventing its extinction as we enter the twenty first century and the author of . In a fish caught in time samantha weinberg has written the fantastic and fascinating story of the discovery of the coelacanth weinberg was able to undertake direct research for the book including speaking directly with many of the people closely involved with the story and the book reads like a great mystery story. A gripping story of obsession adventure and the search for our oldest surviving ancestor 400 million years old a four limbed dinofish in 1938 marjorie courtenay latimer a young south african museum curator caught sight of a specimen among a fisherman s trawl that she knew was special
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