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A diverse marine assemblage of vertebrate fossils has been collected in recent years under the auspices of the British Antarctic Survey from Seymour, James Ross and Vega islands east of the Antarctic Peninsula. The specimens were derived from the Late Campanian Santa Marta Formation, Early Maastrichtian Snow Hill Island Formation and the Early–Late Maastrichtian López de Bertodano Formation. Sharks, teleosts, plesiosaurs and mosasaurs are represented, but birds and sea turtles are absent from the BAS collections; neornithine birds have been previously reported from the Late Cretaceous deposits of Antarctica. Shark teeth are relatively abundant, but teleosts are seemingly under-represented....

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