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Coelacanths at Sodwana Bay, Maputoland, Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Sixty one years after Professor JLB Smith of Rhodes University first identified a specimen caught in nets off the Chalumna River near East London, a viable population of these “fossil fish” has been discovered in the Jesser Canyon off Sodwana Bay, in the St Lucia Marine Reserve, a part of the Greater St Lucia Wetland Reserve. Read more about this exciting and dramatic discovery on the website. BFCoelacanth

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