Prehistoric Fish Fossil – Knightia

Prehistoric Fish Fossil – Knightia

Prehistoric Fish Fossil – Knightia.

The Knightia genus was an extinct boney fish related to Herring and Sardine.

Also seen on the bottom left of the matrix is a small piece of Coprolite (fossilised fish/animal poo)

Size of matrix 6″ x 3″ inches.

The Eocene Period 50 million years ago.

 

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