Locality: Hubei, China
Size: 100 mm x 64 mm x 7 mm (3.9 in. x 2.5 in. x 0.3 in.)
Weight: 63 g (2.3 oz.)
Plate containing a Jiang hanichthys fossil from Hubei, China. This species, belonging to an extinct genus of Cypriniformes, lived during the Cretaceous period to about 100 million years ago, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The fossil itself is 87 mm long (3.4 inches). You can distinguish details of the fish gills, skeleton and fins in this interesting piece.