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Fossil fish from Green River Formation?


bthemoose

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I was given the fossil fish below. It didn't come with any details, but this looks like a Green River Formation fish, which means it could be from Colorado, Wyoming, or Utah, right? Any thoughts on genus and possibly species? Thanks!

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Yup. Gosiutichthys parvus.

 

Correct orientation:

 

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Sagebrush Steve
42 minutes ago, Carl said:

Almost certainly a Wyoming Eocene Green River Gosiutichthys, upside-down.

Dead fish are always upside down.

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8 hours ago, Sagebrush Steve said:

Dead fish are always upside down.

Oh wow that humour is dry... I love it! It made me laugh :BigSmile: 

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10 hours ago, Carl said:

Almost certainly a Wyoming Eocene Green River Gosiutichthys, upside-down.

Maybe they got it from someone in Australia so of course it would appear upside-down 

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