Fish

This is an extremely small specimen of Dapedium. Bigger individuals reached nearly a metre in length. It is preserved in soft shale, and is very fragile.

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Common name

Fish

Scientific name

Dapedium

Type

Vertebrates > Fish


Strata

Blue Lias

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

200 million years

Where found

Lyme Regis

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.195