A single fossilised Knightia fish in a limestone matrix, found in Fossil Lake, Wyoming, USA.
The unusual chemistry of this region has led to Fossil Lake having the highest concentration of fish fossils anywhere in the world.
This species is thought to be distantly related to modern-day herrings and sardines.
Eocene age, circa 50 million years old.
Each full fish is approximate 6cm. Matrix (bed rock) size 10cm x 8cm x 0.5cm
Measurements are approximate and the minimum size you should expect your item to be.
A small display stand is included with this item.
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