Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Mene rhombeus Fish Fossil

Mene rhombeus "moonfish" fossil displayed at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, USA. This fish could be related to modern jack and pompano fishes (carangids). It was found in Monte Bolca, Italy. The fossil dates to the Late Eocene Epoch (40 million years ago) of the Paleogene Period. Image taken July 2018.