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Lower Devonian Fossil Fishes from the Anderson River, NWT
Principal Investigator: Cumbaa, Stephen L
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2008 1997 1995
Summary: This research will examine 400 million years old rock with the hope to find fossilized skeletons of long-extinct fishes, and sample them for study to learn more about the early history and evolution of fish. Using rock hammers and chisels, sections of rock will be split to discover fossilized bones of fish. Samples will be taken for study and further preparation in the laboratory at the Canadian...


New ischnacanthid acanthodians from the Lower Devonian of the Mackenzie Mountains, NT, Canada
Principal Investigator: Hermus, Chelsea
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary: The main objective of the project is to collect fossils of two specific groups of early fishes (acanthodians and heterostracans) to supplement specimens already collected for research projects at the University of Alberta. The field party plans to journe...


Collection of Silurian fishes and trilobites and articulated remains of Devonian chondrichthyans and other fishes from the Mackenzie Mountains, N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Wilson, Mark V.H.
Licenced Year(s): 2013 1998 1996 1990
Summary: The objectives of the research are 1) to collect remains of Silurian and Devonian fishes, and 2) to collect remains of Silurian trilobites. Activities are limited to travel, residence at camp locations and collection of fossils. Helicopters will be used to access camp sites. We plan to land at Avalanche Lake on July 15, spending 6 days collecting fossils at Avalanche Lake, followed by one day of t...


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