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Gabanellia sp.

Gabanellia is an extinct genus of Triassic fish. It is the only genus in its family, Gabanellidae.

Description[change | change source]

Gabanellia has a slender body with a large, symmetrical tail with 12 epaxial rays. The big mouth has a powerful dentition. The scales are arranged in 95 transversal rows.

The biggest teeth are anteriorly placed and there are only one or two small teeth in between.

Some images[change | change source]

Restoration of Gabanellia
Jaws of Gabanellia

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Paleobiology Database Gabanellia" Archived 2012-10-12 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2009-01-26.