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Click to enlarge   Name Diplomystus vectensis (Very Rare)
  ref FISH320
  These fish were very first discovered in Victorian times and very few have ever been sold on the open market due to their rarity. Preserved on a block of shale is this more or less complete fish which has good definition throughout. an extremely rare and sought after British fossil fish. One for the avid collector.
  Age Eocene, Headonian, Osborne Beds
  Size Length of fish 40mm
  location Ryde, Isle of Wight , UK
 
  price £ 57.50
   
 
Click to enlarge   Name Hoplopteryx lewesiensis (Classic rarity)
  ref 1395
  This cretaceous chalk fish belongs to the Trachichthyidae family and was described by Mantell. This was a marine fish living in shallow chalk seas. The fossil exhibits a mixture of over-lapping and scattered scales just behind the fish's head region. There is also a partial rib cage showing which is a lovely and aesthetic feature. Chalk fish are exceptionally rare especially classic Hoplopteryx. Ann important addition for the collector of english fossil fish. This species of fish is now completely extinct. This specimen is from an old museum collection and was discovered in 1929. It has resided in the late GORDON WALKDEN collection.
  Age Cretaceous, Senonian, Lower Chalk
  Size Size of fish 90mm x 83mm
  location Lewes, Sussex, UK
 
  price £ 175.00
   
 
Click to enlarge   Name Praeexogyra distorta (Rare fish specimen)
  ref 3037
  Age Cretaceous, Durlston Formation, Cinder Bed
  Size Length of fish 210mm
  location Durlston Bay, Swanage, Dorset, UK
 
  price £ 127.50
   
 
Click to enlarge   Name Microbrachius dickis (Male Antiarch V Rare)
  ref FISH552
  Microbrachius means "little arms" and refers to the genital limbs that locked male and female fish together when mating. This specimen is of a male due to its "L" shaped claspers which were used to hold the female whilst mating. The male of this species is incredibly rare and is probably one of the first fossil records of mating. A very interesting, extremely well preserved ancient Antiarch.
  Age Devonian, Old Red Sandstone, Eday Flagstones
  Size Size of Antiarch 27mm x 27mm
  location Quoyloo, Orkney, UK
 
  price £ 495.00
   
 
 
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