Definition of coelacanth
: any of an order (Coelacanthiformes) of lobe-finned fishes known chiefly from Paleozoic and Mesozoic fossils
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According to the study, researchers first interpreted such impressions as claw marks, ripples from fish or paths made by turtles or coelacanths.
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