From: Hajoula, Lebanon
Weight: 4.4 Ounces
Dimensions: 3.6 Inches Long & 1.5 Inches Wide (Plate)
Fish Dimensions: 1.7 Inches Long & 1.1 Inches wide
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Clupea fish that lived from the Cretaceous periods 100 Million years old
The Cretaceous limestone deposits of Lebanon is a rich with an amazing diversity of fauna. Fossils from these deposits easily rival those from Solnhofen in Germany and share with Solnhofen the phenomenon of fossils often being the same color as the limestone matrix. The limestone deposits of Sahel Alma, Hajoula and Haqel, Lebanon date to the Cenomanian Stage of the Middle Cretaceous, some 100 million years ago, and are most famous for exquisitely fossil fish preservation, but also produces a diversity of other well-preserved invertebrate fossils such as shrimp and lobsters.