Coelacanth specimen

The Royal SocietyMarch 1972

The Royal Society

The Royal Society
London, United Kingdom

Photograph of a coelacanth specimen, discovered by a local fisherman, Madi Youssouf Kaar, during a Royal Society expedition to the Comoro Islands, the Indian Ocean. Depicts the specimen in left profile.


  • Title: Coelacanth specimen
  • Creator: The Royal Society
  • Date Created: March 1972
  • Location Created: Comoro Islands, Indian Ocean
  • Rights: The Royal Society, 2022

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