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Title Fish Fossil
Catalog Number SSM-9887
Description The ancient fish known as Pachycormus bollensis swam in the oceans during the Jurassic geological period about 190 million years ago. The Science Museum purchased this beautiful specimen from Ward's Natural Science Establishment in 1895. The fossil was collected in the Lias Formation of Holzmaden, Germany.
Object Name Fossil, Fish
Dimensions W-9 L-22 inches
Credit line Purchased from Ward's Natural Science Establishment
On Exhibit Yes, Tolman Fossil Cases