Species: Boreosomus gillioti
Age: lower Triassic
Measurements: c. 8.4 cm at widest points
Weight: 0.48 kg
A beautiful, limonite-preserved fish with fine scales and fins. As usual with fossils from the lower Triassic of northern Madagascar, the specimen consists of the external moulds of the left and right flanks of the fish, preserved in a calcareous concretion. Some of the cracks were filled.