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Knightia sp., fossil fish
Eocene, western North America

Knightia was a herring-like fish that lived in large schools in the great Eocene age lakes of the western U.S.  The upturned mouth in this replica indicates that it was a surface feeder.  Because of its abundance, Knightia served as food for a number of other, larger fish; sometimes being preserved within the stomach region of fossils fish.  See items 133 and 134 for other fish that lived with Knightia.

This fossil cast comes with an informative brochure.

Size: 10" x 8"

  • Item #: 135


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