Mioplosus labracoides, restored specimen
Eocene (52.3 Million Years Ago)
Green River Formation, Wyoming, USA
In Stone Fossils Private Quarry
Fossil Fish measures approx 14.5"
Plate measures approx 32.5" x 18"
Catkin fossil measures approx 2.5"
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M. labracoides specimens:
- Family Latidae - M. labracoides
- 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