Rectangular Fossil Fish Plate (Best Available)

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Single fossil fish specimens preserved in a rectangular cut matrix. These specimens are all unique and of course no two will be identical. You can be assured that we will always select the very best specimens available for you.

Measurements: ~4 to 5" long x 2 to 3" tall

Location: Green River Formation, Wyoming, USA 

Time Period: Eocene

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The Green River Formation in the USA covers an area over 25,000 square miles and is more than 2,000 feet thick. This formation, dates back more than 50 million years. It is one of the largest documented accumulations of sedimentary rock in the world. At the time, the area was sub-tropical and many different species flourished. Knightia lived in schools and were an abundant food source for larger predatory fish. Knightia are in the same family as herring and sardines.