Fish

This is a very distinctive and rare fish from the Lower Jurassic rocks of the Dorset coast. Saurorhynchus was a long thin fish superficially resembling a modern-day gar fish.

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Common name

Fish

Scientific name

Saurorhynchus

Type

Vertebrates > Fish


Strata

Belemnite Marls

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

180 million years

Where found

Seatown, Eype

Found by

Briony Newman

Museum

Bridport Museum

Accession number

BRPMG 6083