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Further reading and publications on Marine Reptiles and Sharks from the mid-Cretaceous period:

Ebert, D.A. 1991. Observation on the predatory behaviour of the sevengill shark Notorynchus cepedianus. South African Journal of Science 11:455-465.

Howe, R. W., Haig, D. W., and Apthorpe, M. C. 2000. Cenomanian-Coniacian transition from siliciclastic to carbonate marine deposition, Giralia Anticline, Southern Carnarvon Platform, Western Australia. Cretaceous Research 21:517-551.

Kear, B. P. 2005. Cranial morphology of Platypterygius longmani Wade, 1990 (Reptilia: Ichthyosauria) from the Lower Cretaceous of Australia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 124:583-622.

Kear, B. P. and Siverson, M. 2010. First evidence of a Late Cretaceous sea turtle from Australia. Alcheringa 34:265-272.

Kear, B. P., Long, J. A. and Martin, J. E. A review of Australian mosasaur occurences. 2005. Geologie en Mijnbouw 84:307-313.

McLoughlin, S., Haig, D. W., Backhouse, J., Holmes, M. A., Ellis, G., Long, J. A., and McNamara, K. J. 1995. Oldest Cretaceous sequence, Giralia Anticline, Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia: late Hauterivian-Barremian. AGSO Journal of Australian Geology & Geophysics 15:445-468.

Motani, R. 2000. Rulers of the Jurassic seas. Scientific American 283:30-37.

Siverson, M. 1996. Lamniform sharks of the mid-Cretaceous Alinga Formation and Beedagong Claystone, Western Australia. Palaeontology 39:813-849.

Siverson, M. 1997. Sharks from the mid-Cretaceous Gearle Siltstone, Southern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 17:453-465.

Siverson, M. 1999. A new large lamniform shark from the uppermost Gearle Siltstone (Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous) of Western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh:Earth Sciences 90:49-66.

Underwood, C. J., Goswami, A., Prasad, G. V. R., Verma, O., and Flynn, J. J. 2011. Marine vertebrates from the ‘Middle’ Cretaceous (early Cenomanian) of south India. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31:539-552.