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A new 'king' -- New, gigantic, ancient armored fish discovered

(Drexel University) In the Arctic, a team that included scientists from the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University found fossils of a giant new species of extinct armored fish that they named Bothriolepis rex -- the new king of Bothriolepis.
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