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Updated methods to age the Australian lungfish: reply to Kemp (2015)

Fallon, Stewart; McDougall, Andrew; Espinoza, Tom; Roberts, David; Brooks, Steven; Kind, Peter


Kemp’s comments in this issue (Kemp 2015) have raised several issues regarding dating Australian lungfish (Neoceratodus forsteri) using bomb radiocarbon in their scales (James et al. 2010). The James et al. (2010) publication represented a pilot study in which the feasibility of using bomb 14C in lungfish scales could provide an age for an individual fish. Kemp’s first issue relates to nomenclature regarding the different parts of the scale. This nomenclature was detailed in Kemp (2012), two...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-03-12
Type: Journal article
Source: Radiocarbon
DOI: 10.2458/azu_rc.57.18199


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