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Fish - ROM2004_1028_33

ROM2004_1028_33

Fish

Geography: USA, Wyoming: Kemmerer
Dimensions:
length=70; width=45; height=3 cm
Taxonomy
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    • Objects
    • Taxonomy
    • Kingdom: Animalia
    • Phylum: Chordata
    • Class: Osteichthyes
    • Order: Osteoglossiformes
    • Family: Osteoglossidae
    • Genus: Phareodus
    • SpecificEpithet: testis
Object number: 939
On view
DescriptionThis fish is distantly related to the living goldeye and mooneye, and is just one kind of the beautifully preserved fish skeletons found in the 50 million year old deposits of the Green River Formation of Wyoming and adjacent states.
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