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Fossil Fish Rhacolepis Cretaceous Period Santana Formation - Brazil

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Fossil Fish Rhacolepis Cretaceous Period Santana Formation - Brazil
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Fossil Fish
Rhacolepis buccalis (Agassiz 1841)
Santana Formation, Brazil
Lower Cretaceous Period (Aptian and Albian)
80 million years old

Fish : 9.2 x 2.1 inches
Matrix : 9.25 x 2.6 inches

This fossil fish from Brazil shows incredible detail from the individual scales to the 3D bones and form still present. One of the details that makes this specimen stand out are the CRYSTALS that formed inside the vertebra (backbone) of the fish itself and are exposed on the top of the fish!
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Rhacolepis is an extinct genus of ray-finned fish from the Cretaceous Santana Formation of Brazil. Complete fossilised hearts from this species have been recovered!
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