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Atractosteus simplex (Leidy, 1873)

Atractosteus simplex (Leidy, 1873)


Atracosteus simplex (Leidy, 1873)

former name: Lepisosteus simplex

Middle Eocene

Green River Formation


Wyoming USA

Length 29"/ 73cm


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The fish is ok, but the slab doesn’t look good.

I'm going to re-prepare the fish. The slab has been supplemented with plaster. I'm gonna get me a big slab from Kemmerer. I'll fit the fish into the slab as an inlay.

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Gorgeous fossils like this deserve that type of presentation. :wub: 

Good luck with the re-fit!  

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Argh. So you were the one who outbid me haha.


Beautiful fish man. Can't wait to see the result of the new inlay.

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Wow. That's a nice fishy. Gars from the green river are very interesting. The texture of the scales is unbelievable! Any way you could give a close up of the skull? :) 

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Here you go. As you can see, a part of the tail and the tip of the snout are reconstructed




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