Fish

This is a section of a very distinctive type of fish, Lepidotes. It has large, rectangular scales that become diamond-shaped towards the tail. These fish are found throughout the Jurassic-aged rocks of Dorset.

Find out more on the fish page.

Common name

Fish

Scientific name

Lepidotes

Type

Vertebrates > Fish


Strata

Unknown

Time period

Upper Jurassic

Age

Unknown

Where found

Unknown

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Portland Museum

Accession number

POLPM.1993.273