Fossil Fish from the Manonga Valley, Tanzania

Description, Paleoecology, and Biogeographic Relationships
  • Kathlyn M. Stewart
Part of the Topics in Geobiology book series (TGBI, volume 14)


This chapter reports on fossil fish elements collected from the Manonga Valley by the author and members of the Wembere-Manonga Paleontological Expedition (WMPE), during the 1990, 1992, and 1994 field seasons. Previous expeditions to the region had collected and reported on fossil mammal elements at the Tinde site (e.g., Stockley, 1930; Grace and Stockley, 1931; Hopwood, 1931), but little attention was paid to the abundant fish fossils, other than to report their presence (e.g., Grace and Stockley, 1931).


Late Miocene Fish Fauna Miocene Deposit Occlusal View Modern Lake 
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  • Kathlyn M. Stewart
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  1. 1.Paleobiology SectionCanadian Museum of NatureOttawaCanada

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