Fish

The teeth of this fish crushed the hard-parts of prey, such as bivalve and snail shells. These teeth were owned by a relatively large fish, Lepidotus.

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Common name

Fish

Scientific name

Lepidotus

Type

Vertebrates > Fish


Strata

Kimmeridge Clay Formation

Time period

Upper Jurassic

Age

152 million years

Where found

Castletown

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.00211