Through their support, Paleo Quest has expanded its research capacity and technical expertise. In the past two years, the technical and material support provided by Coral Edge Adventures has resulted in the recovery of hundreds of fossil specimens, including many fossils that likely represent species unknown to science. Among these new fossils is a collection of over 30 bones representing two new species and a new genus that will be featured in a publication by a Smithsonian scientist (and co-authored by Paleo Quest scientists). Stay tuned for the release of the paper as part of the Calvert Volume, edited by Stephen Godfrey (Summer, 2013).
Paleo Quest and Coral Edge Adventures are currently exploring the possibility of establishing a quick response technical dive team capable of identifying and rescuing submerged fossils threatened by commercial activity in the Maryland and Virginia area.
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