3.8" Triassic Fossil Fish (Boreosomus?) In Nodule - Madagascar

 
 
This is a Lower Triassic (247 million year old) fossil fish from preserved inside of a concretion. These uniquely preserved fish are found by cracking open the hard concretions, and show amazing detail such as scales and fins. There are about half a dozen different fish described from this location and this one is Boreosomus gillioti.

Both halves of the concretion are included.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Boreosomus?
LOCATION
Anaborana, Madagascar
FORMATION
Karoo Formation
SIZE
3.8" long
CATEGORY
ITEM
#53657
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