Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Eonaso deani Fish Fossil

Eonaso deani "dawn big nose" fish fossil cast displayed at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, USA. This fish relates to modern surgeonfish genus Naso. It was found on the Caribbean island of Antigua, West Indies by O. Nugent. The fossil dates to the Pliocene Epoch (5-1.8 mya) of the Neogene Period. Image taken July 2018.