Photo of a Fossilized Fish

This is another fossilized fish from the Green River geological formation, Kemmerer, Wyoming. A member of the Phareodus genus, this specimen was preserved in the fine sediment of an ancient lake. It is thought to be about 40 to 50 million years old, from the Eocene Epoch of the Cenozoic Era.

Fossil fish, collected at the Green River Formation, Kemmerer, Wyoming, dated to the Eocene Era, Phareodus

Fossil fish, collected at the Green River Formation, Kemmerer, Wyoming, dated to the Eocene Era.
Image ID: 20869
Species: Phareodus