Gogoselachus lynbeazleyae

Gogoselachus is known from a single specimen and is the first well-preserved chondrichthyan fossil from the Late Devonian Gogo Formation, found close to Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia.

Specimen number: WAM 09.6.145
Skeletal element: Scapulocoracoids (partial), and an isolated tooth.
Geological age: Frasnian
State/territory: Western Australia
Locality/site: Gogo Formation, Fitzroy Crossing

Professor John Long with the Gogo shark (Gogoselachus) fossil in 2005

These data first appeared in: Long JA, Burrow CJ, Ginter M, Maisey JG, Trinajstic KM, Coates MI, Young GC, and Senden TJ. 2015. First Shark from the Late Devonian (Frasnian) Gogo Formation, Western Australia Sheds New Light on the Development of Tessellated Calcified Cartilage. PloS One. 10.1371/journal.pone.0126066