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Title Fish Fossil
Object ID 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 from the Lias Formation in Holzmaden, Germany.
Dimensions W-9 L-22 inches
Credit line Purchased from Ward's Natural Science Establishment
On Exhibit Yes, Tolman Fossil Cases