This fossil is of the rarely seen Coccodus inignis also known as the Crusher Fish. Coming from the middle Cretaceous period out of Hajoula, Lebanon the Coccodus had trademark wide rounded teeth. These were presumably used for crushing the shells of small crustaceans found while sifting through the bottom of the oceal layer. This well preserved specimen shows the rounded teeth and large curved spines on the head used for defense.

 

Fossil plate measures 7.5" long and 3" high.

 

Crusher Fish Coccodus Insignus

SKU: 0007
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