Fossil fish (Wyoming) by Stefano Vianello Diplomystus dentatus (50-75 million years ago)

Fossil fish (Wyoming) by Stefano Vianello Diplomystus dentatus buried suddenly with exquisite detail of every tiny bone and scale. (I assume you know how fast fish rot? This was an immediate burial)

Xiphanctinus (Portheus) Molossus, once swam in the sea that covered much of present-day Kansas.

Sunday Snapshot: Fossils at the KU Natural History Museum

This cranky fish, Xiphanctinus (Portheus) Molossus, once swam in the sea that covered much of present-day Kansas. From Sunday Snapshot: Fossils at the KU Natural History Museum by Diana Staresinic-Deane

Fossil herrings from the Eocene Green River Formation of the western United States where Colorado, Utah and Nevada meet. Photo by Matt Friedman.

Fossil herrings from the Eocene Green River Formation of the western United States where Colorado, Utah and Nevada meet. Photo by Matt Friedman. These fossils are about 50 million years old.

Xiphactinus--a 20 ft. long predatory fish that swam the seas of North America during the Late Cretaceous. Check out the teeth.

Rare fish fossil over 50 million years old with teeth like Jaws unearthed in Colorado

Giant Carnivorous Fish (Xiphactinus audax) from the late Cretaceous Period

XIPHACTINUS SKULL REPLICA

Old fossil fish discovered in China, from the Mesozoic Jurassic period

Wishin' on a Fishbone  engraved Beach Stone Pendant  by castastone, $24.99

Wishin' on a Fishbone - engraved Beach Stone Pendant - Fish Fossil designed necklace

The flying fish (fossil specimen shown here) lived about 235 million to 242 million years ago in an ancient sea. CREDIT: Guang-Hui Xu. LiveScience

Flying Fish Evolved to Escape Prehistoric Predators

Earliest fossil flying fish, Potanichthys xingyiensis, found in China provide the earliest evidence of vertebrate over-water gliding strategy.

Previous pinner: Had this print of very famous fossil framed-Went to this museum as a kid

It’s hard to believe angelfish of been around for 50 to 60 million years.

Fish Fossil Pendant Vintage Stone Genuine Specimen Fossilised

Fish Fossil Pendant Vintage Stone Genuine Specimen Fossilised

Echinochimaera meltoni  Class Chondrichthyes, Subclass Holocephali, Order Chimaeriformes, Family Echinochimaeridae  Geological Time: Mississippian (~320 m.y.a.)  Size (25.4 mm = 1 inch): Fish fossil: 80 mm long on a 230 mm by 130 mm matrix and 60 mm on a 55 mm by 40 mm matrix   Fossil Site: Heath Shale Formation, Bear Gulch Limestone, Fergus County, Montana

Rare Bear Gulch Male Echinochimaera meltoni Paleozoic Fish Fossil… PALAEOCENE epoch ● began : 65 mill year ago - ended : mill year ago

Green River Fossil Fish | (Phareodus encaustus) - Green River formation, Wyoming, USA.

Green River Fossil Fish | (Phareodus encaustus) - Green River formation, Wyoming, USA.

Fossil Fish - Aipichthys velifer - This member of the family Dinopterigidae is thought to have been a predator of smaller fish. It died out during the Upper Cretaceous : 100.5-66 million years ago

Fossil Fish - Aipichthys velifer - This member of the family Dinopterigidae is thought to have been a predator of smaller fish. It died out during the Upper Cretaceous : million years ago

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