Rare, 2.6" Amphiplaga Fossil Fish (Pos/Neg) - Wyoming

 
 
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Amphiplaga brachyptera is one of the rarer fish in the Green River Formation, making up much less than 1% of the total fish population. It's a small fish, this individual is about average size for the species at 2.6" and is a member of the "trout-perch" family. Because of it's rarity it was almost certainly a solitary, not a schooling fish like the more common fish found in the lake.

Both the positive and negative split of this fish are included. They have been mounted on a piece of wood side by side for display but could be easily removed.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Amphiplaga brachyptera
LOCATION
Kemmerer, Wyoming
FORMATION
Green River Formation
SIZE
2.6" long
CATEGORY
ITEM
#62851
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