Huge Fossil Fish - Diplomystus - 16.5 inches

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  • We will be getting more 16-19 inch Diplomystus fish by February, 2016
  • This is an incredible fossil fish. A large, well preserved Diplomystus dentatus centred on a beautiful rectangular matrix. Diplomystus is an extinct relative of modern day herrings. Its upturned mouth was used to feed on surface fish, like the small Knightia preserved beneath the large fish. These prehistoric fish swam in ancient Eocene lakes in Wyoming, USA - 50 million years ago, and are now preserved in the world famous Green River Formation. 
  • Dimensions: Slab measures 23.8 (Width) x 18 (height) x 0.8 (thickness) inches, fish measures 16.5 inches (Mouth to tip of tail). Weight: 27.6 lbs / 12.6 kg.