Fossil fish - ROM2007_9522_19

ROM2007_9522_19

Fossil fish

Place Collected
(Object)
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South America, Brazil, Ceara Province, Jardim ?
Dimensions:
length=135; width=28; height=15 cm
Taxonomy
    • Attributes
    • Objects
    • Taxonomy
    • Kingdom: Animalia
    • Phylum: Chordata
    • Class: Osteichthyes
    • Order: Ichthyodectiformes
    • Family: Ichthyodectidae
    • Genus: Cladocyclus
    • SpecificEpithet: gardneri
Object number: ROMVP52058
On view
Gallery Location:James and Louise Temerty Galleries of the Age of Dinosaurs, Life in the Sea Cretaceous, Life in the Cretaceous Sea, Fish
DescriptionBy the end of the Cretaceous, all major types of bony fish, the group which dominates today’s seas, rivers and lakes, were present. With a variety of shapes and sizes, Cretaceous fish were already diverse and widespread.
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