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Wyoming fish plate (Knightia)

Knightia fish plate fossils are one of the most common fossils found in the Green River Formation in Wyoming. They are the fossilized remains of an extinct species of herring-like fish that lived during the Eocene Epoch about 50 million years ago. Knightia fossils are usually found as a single fish that is about 2-3 cm long and preserved in a flattened, two-dimensional state. This fish specifically is about four and a half inches long. The fossilized fish are often found in a variety of colors, ranging from white to dark brown.


Location: Wyoming 

Weight: 2lbs 6.4oz

Size: 6.5X6.5 inches 

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