Perfect fish fossil Pteronisculus cicatrosus




Species: Pteronisculus cicatrosus
Age: lower Triassic
Locality: Madagascar

Measurements: c. 15.1 cm long
Weight: 0.47 kg

A superb fish with outstanding preservation of scales, fins and head details. 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.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg