3" Scombroclupea Fossil Fish - Cretaceous

This is a 3" long fossil fish of the genus Scombroclupea from the Upper Cretaceous quarries near Byblos, Lebanon. It's been compressed but exhibits great detail including preserved bone structure and fins. It's dark preservation contrasts with the light colored limestone and it comes with an acrylic display stand.

The Upper Cretaceous, Lebonese lagerstätten yields some of the most exquisitely preserved fossil fish in the world. Over 80 genre are currently described, with many more still awaiting description. These beautiful fossils have been quarried near Byblos, Lebanon for well over a century and include sharks, rays, shrimp, ray-finned fishes and more.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Scombroclupea (Kner, 1863)
LOCATION
Haqil, Byblos, Lebanon
FORMATION
Sannine Formation
SIZE
3" long
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#11492
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