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Coral: Halysites von Waldheim


Double colour image of brown rock with bubble-like markings and close up of rock
Coral: Halysites von Waldheim. Silurian. Quinn Point, New Brunswick. Collector: G.A. Young. New Brunswick Museum (NBMG 14083). Image width (left) 12 cm; Image width (right) 5 cm. Coral reefs were common in the warm shallow seas of the Silurian Period. Fossils of tabulate and rugose coral are found in fossil deposits around the world.