Fish: Rhadinichthys alberti (Jackson)

Colour image of fossilized fish in brown rock

Fish: Rhadinichthys alberti (Jackson), Lower Carboniferous, Albert Mines, New Brunswick, Collector: A. Gordon, Rev. Berrie and W.C. Good. Palaeoniscid fish belong to an extinct Order of the ray-finned fishes (Actinopterygii). Today the ‘bony fishes’ make up most of the world’s vertebrates, including 95% of the 25,000 species of fish.

Collectors: A. Gordon, Rev. Berrie and W.C. Good
New Brunswick Museum

Albert Mines, New Brunswick, CANADA
Specimen length 7.5 cm
NBMG 3107
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