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Mene rhombeus
 
 
 
[extinct moonfish - Mene rhombeus]
acanthomorph Mene rhombeus
AMNH-8432 July 2000

Actual fossil (20cm, 8 inches long) found in Monte Bolca, Italy. Estimated to be 57 million years old. Its structure suggests it may have been ancestral to modern carangids (jacks and pompanos).


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All images ©Michael Patrick Corriss
August 18,2001

Images photographed with Olympus OM-1 35-mm camera, Olympus KHC microscope,
Ricoh RDC-300Z digital camera, scanned by Nikon LS-2000 and
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