Dinosaur Era Mega Fish Vertebrae

Species: Xiphactinus Audax

Age: Approx 83 Million Yeras Old

Cretaceous Era

Discovered: Niobrara Formation, Smoky Hill, Chalk Grove County, Kansa U.S.A.

 

This species was one of the largest predatory fish to ever live, growing up to twenty feet in length.

 

*Pleaste note, we have multiple vertebraes available. We will chose a quality vertebrae at random. You may not receive the one photographed. 

 

~ The Xiphactinus Audax ~

Xiphactinus is an extinct genus of large predatory marine bony fish that lived during the Late Cretaceous. When alive, the fish would have resembled a gargantuan, fanged tarpon. The species Portheus molossus described by Cope is a junior synonym of X. audax. Skeletal remains of Xiphactinus have come from the Carlile Shale and Greenhorn Limestone of Kansas, and Cretaceous formations all over the East Coast in the United States, as well as Europe, Australia, the Kanguk and Ashville Formations of Canada, La Luna Formation of Venezuela and the Salamanca Formation in Argentina.

Dinosaur Era Mega Fish Vertebrae

SKU: Mega Fish Vertebrae
$12.00Price
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