FOSSIL FISH

                                     

These fish are from the Green River formation, Kemmerer ,Wyoming
The fish in this deposit were left from a fresh water lake that dried up in the Eocene approx. 50 million years ago.
 
Knightia-Eocaena
 
The most common fish in Fossil Lake and may be the most common articulated vertebrate fossil in the world. The Knightia is Wyoming's state fossil.
 
 
Item # Availability Size Price Photo
Knight1  *

 4 " Knightia Fish, Green River Formation. 50 million years old.

$40

 

Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand

Knight2 *

 Three 1 3/4 " Knightia Fish, Green River Formation. 50 million years old.

$35

 

Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand

Knight3  *

3 1/2 " Knightia Fish, Green River Formation. 50 million years old.

$40

 

Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand

Knight4 *

4 " Knightia Fish, Green River Formation. 50 million years old.

$40

 

Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand

Knight5  *

3 3/4 " Knightia Fish, Green River Formation. 50 million years old.

$35

 

Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand

Knight6 *

Two 2 1/2 " Knightia Fish, Green River Formation. 50 million years old.

$45

 

Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand

Knight7  *

4 1/4 " Knightia Fish Green River Formation. 50 million years old

$40

 

Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand

Knight8 *

3 1/8 " Knightia Fish Green River Formation. 50 million years old

$30

 

Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand

Knight9 * 3 " Knightia Fish Green River Formation. 50 million years old $35  

Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand

Knight10 *

3 1/4 " Knightia Fish Green River Formation. 50 million years old

$40

 

Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand

 

Knightia Alta

The deep-bodied Knightia Alta is less common in Fossil Lake than Knightia Eocaena, unlike Lake Gosiute which contains abundant Knightia Alta and fewer Knightia Eocaena.

Item # Availability Size Price Photo
Knightia11  *  5 " Knightia Alta Fish, Green River Formation. 50 million years old. $35  

Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand

Knightia12 * 4 " Knightia Alta Fish, Green river formation. 50 million years old. $30  

Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand

Knightia13  * 4 1/4 " Knightia Alta Fish, Green river formation. 50 million years old. $45  

Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand

Knightia14 * 5 1/4 " Knightia Alta Fish, Green river formation. 50 million years old. $60  

Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand

Knightia15  * 4 1/2 " Knightia Alta Fish, Green river formation. 50 million years old. $45  

Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand

Knightia16 * 4 " Knightia Alta Fish, Green river formation. 50 million years old. $40  

Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand Fossil Fish Displayed In Hand

 

Diplomystus-Dentatus

This is the second most common fish in Fossil Lake. Fish are occasionally preserved in their stomachs or stuck in their mouths, which suggests that other fish were in its diet.

 

Item # Availability Size Price Photo
Diplo1  * 3 3/4 " Diplomystus Fish, Green River Formation. 50 million years old. $50  
Diplo2 * 4 3/4 " Diplomystus Fish, Green river formation. 50 million years old. $50
Diplo3  * 4 3/8 " Diplomystus Fish, Green river formation. 50 million years old.

Repaired

$30  
Diplo4 * 4 " Diplomystus Fish, Green river formation. 50 million years old. $50  

Priscacara-Liops

Less common than Knightia and Diplomystus, Priscacara Liops probably fed on small creatures like snails, crabs, prawns, and tadpoles.

 

Item # Availability Size Price Photo
Prisca1  * 3 3/4 " Priscacara Fish, Green River Formation. 50 million years old. $180