Fish

This specimen is well-preserved in a limestone nodule. The original label indicates that it was identified by Louis Agassiz, the legendary biologist who specialised in fish, both fossil and modern.

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Common name

Fish

Scientific name

Pholidophorus cf bechei

Type

Vertebrates > Fish


Strata

Black Ven Marl Charmouth Mudstone Formation

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 million years

Where found

Probably Black Ven, Lyme Regis

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.193