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Fish-lizard fossil found in Kutch, Gujarat
Significance: This discovery shows that India has biological connectivity with other continents in Jurassic era.
- Ichthyosaurs (Fish-lizard) were contemporary to Dinosaurs
- Most of these fossils excavated in North America and Europe. In Southern hemisphere they majorly found in South America and Australia.
- This is the first time such fossil found in Indi
- Ichthyosaurs class belonged to Opthalmosauridae family which lived between 165 and 90 million years ago.
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