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    Kosmos
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    Post  Kosmos on Sat Jun 16, 2012 12:06 am

    Time to show you some of the fossil fish bones/scales I have found in Cretaceous chalk.


    Associated fish scales


    Bones


    Large scale


    Lots more to come.
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    Re: Fossil Fish

    Post  fossilhunter on Sat Jun 16, 2012 11:21 am

    Kosmos wrote:Time to show you some of the fossil fish bones/scales I have found in Cretaceous chalk.


    Associated fish scales


    Bones


    Large scale


    Lots more to come.
    Where is that big scale from? And what is it from?
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    Post  Kosmos on Sat Jun 16, 2012 11:23 am

    It is from an unknown fish. All come from trips to Bedfordshire. 70 - 90 myo.


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    Re: Fossil Fish

    Post  rockhopper on Sat Jun 16, 2012 1:32 pm

    Nice finds Very Happy

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    Post  Guest on Sat Jun 16, 2012 4:17 pm

    I especially like the large fish scale, nice detail on that.
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    Post  Kosmos on Sat Jun 16, 2012 4:23 pm

    rockhopper wrote:Nice finds Very Happy
    Cheers! Smile

    Spleain wrote:I especially like the large fish scale, nice detail on that.
    Thanks, chalk fish are hard to prepare, so not much can be done. I normally just take some matrix off.
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    Post  Kosmos on Sat Jun 16, 2012 4:35 pm

    After more looking through papers, I believe that scale belongs to Pomognathus.
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    Post  Kosmos on Sat Jun 16, 2012 10:24 pm

    This one has nice detail on too -

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    Post  ermaster on Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:24 am

    loverly finds Very Happy like the scales and some beutiful detail there
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    Re: Fossil Fish

    Post  Kosmos on Sat Jun 23, 2012 6:35 pm

    Thanks, Smile

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