Jiang Hanichthys Fossil Fish
Dimensions: 2.6" wide x 1.7" tall
The Jiang Hanichthys fossil represents an extraordinary discovery in the field of paleontology. This fossilized fish, belonging to the order of Pachycormiformes, was found in the famous Jehol Biota of China, which dates back to the Early Cretaceous period, approximately 120 million years ago. Jiang Hanichthys is recognized for its unique anatomical features, including its elongated and slender body, large eyes, and sharp teeth. Its well-preserved fossils have provided valuable insights into the evolutionary history and biodiversity of ancient aquatic ecosystems. The discovery of Jiang Hanichthys has shed light on the ecological adaptations of prehistoric fish and their role in the marine environments of the Early Cretaceous era. This remarkable fossil offers a fascinating glimpse into the ancient world, deepening our understanding of the diversity and complexity of life that existed millions of years ago.
This specimen comes from Hubai, China.