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Fossil Fish Mortality Plate | Mioplosus labracoides & Four Knightia eocaena | Green River Formation

Original price $649.00 - Original price $649.00
Original price
$649.00
$649.00 - $649.00
Current price $649.00
Mioplosus labracoides and Knightia eocaena
Eocene (52.3 Million Years Ago) 
Green River Formation, Wyoming, USA 
In Stone Fossils Private Quarry 
Mioplosus labracoides & four Knightia eocaena fossil fish. Beautifully prepared by our Fossil Preparation Team without any restoration or enhancements. 
 
Plate size: 27.5" x 17"
Mioplosus approx: 7.5"
Knightia approx: 4.25"
Due to the size of this specimen, it will be shipped in an internationally compliant wooden crate. The plate itself is backed with 3/4" plywood for durability and easy wall hanging, a french cleat hanging system is included as well.
 
Please contact us for a specific shipping rate. You may opt in for in-store pickup to cut your shipping costs all together and pick up your specimen in person. You can pick up from our store location in Kemmerer, Wyoming, or we deliver to both the Denver Gem & Mineral show in the Fall and the Tucson Gem & Mineral show in the winter. For any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us directly.

Order Perciformes

  • Family Latidae - M. labracoides
M. labracoides specimens:
  • are characterized by 2 dorsal fins and a forked tail
  • known to reach 20 inches
  • juveniles commonly found in mass mortalities and adults found alone, indicating M. labracoides traveled in schools as a juvenile and became solitary as an adult
  • juvenile and adult specimens often found preserved with smaller fish in the jaw or stomach