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Mystery Fish: Secrets of the Coelacanth

45 pages9 minutes


In 1938, off the coast of South Africa, a woman found a strange blue fish with four stubby fins, pointed spines, and a funny looking tail—it was a coelacanth! Until that very moment, the world had believed that coelacanths were extinct. Suddenly, scientists around the world were excited—could more of these unusual creatures be found and studied? Discover how scientists worked to solve the mystery of these extraordinary fish.

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