Knightia Fossil Fish

$30.00 inc GST

Knightia fossil fish from Fossil Lake in the Green River Formation in Wyoming, USA
4.5cm fossil on a 6.5cm x 5cm substrate.

A bony fish from family Clupeidae 35 – 55 million years old.  A small schooling fish from the Eocene that was a food source for many other fish.  Knightia was a freshwater species that fed on small organisms like algae and diatoms.  The species is now extinct but resembled the modern herring.  The substrate is a very fine, soft, calcite bearing shale.

Lovely display specimen for the classroom or for teaching.  Comes with a display stand.  The specimen can be handled by students without damaging the fossil if it is handled with care.

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