Friday, September 3, 2021

Tinca tarsiger Fish Fossil


This fish fossil was on display at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City in July 2018. The specimen was named Tinca tarsiger (Garsault, 1764). This fish belongs to the minnow or carp family. It was found at Rott, Germany and dates to the Late Oligocene Epoch (25 million years ago). Accession number is AMNH 778.

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