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Academy of Natural Sciences

Skull of Laccognathus embryi

Caption: This is a photograph and line drawing of the skull of Laccognathus embryi, a new species of predatory fish from the Devonian Period. Note the wide head, large mouth and small area for the eyes. Individual bones labeled on line drawing.

Credit: Ted Daeschler/ANSP (image), K. Monoyios (illustration)

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