Actinopterygii (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Catahoula County, Louisiana (31.9° N, 92.0° W: paleocoordinates 32.3° N, 85.5° W)

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When: Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified marl

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: trace

Collection methods: bulk, surface (float), surface (in situ)

Primary reference: G. L. Stringer and L. A. Anderson. 2008. Bony fishes based on otoliths and osteological remains from the Oligocene of Louisiana. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America 40(3):3-3 [M. Uhen/L. Harfoush]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 164391: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Lina Harfoush on 02.12.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Actinopterygii -
Actinopterygii indet. ray-finned fish
 Anguilliformes - Congridae
Congridae indet. Kaup 1856 conger eel
 Pleuronectiformes - Paralichthyidae
 Acanthuriformes - Sciaenidae
 Acanthomorphata - Sciaenidae
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Clupeidae indet. Bleeker 1859 hering