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• Geological Age: Upper Cretaceous period, 70 million years old.
• Location: Atlas mountains region, Morocco.
• Family: Fish
• Species: Enchodus libycus
Enchodus libycus fossil fish teeth, these specimens found in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco are from the fish known as the sabre toothed herring, a voracious predator with 5 cm long fangs, they lived 70 million years ago, during the Cretaceous period. Samples come supplied in a card tray with an information label.
Enchodus libycus is an extinct species of fish related to herring. They existed during Cretaceous period and possessed a deadly arsenal of sabre like teeth within their mouths, giving them the nickname, ‘sabre toothed herrings’. Active predators and estimated to grow up to 1.5 metres in length. These samples of teeth vary between 3 to 5 cm in length and have a curved fang like appearance. They were found in upper Cretaceous beds in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, making then around 70 million years old. Each tooth will come supplied in a card tray with a small data card.