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4 unid'd shark teeth from South Carolina
debivort posted a topic in Fossil IDThanks for any help with these — the last 4 unidentified teeth from my recent trip. C — looks in profile like a generic Carcharinus, but the root is very robust! Perhaps symphyseal or pathological? From Summerville, SC. D — The cusplet-like serrations are suggestive of Hardnose shark (C. macloti), but those are rare in the Atlantic according to (https://www.fossilguy.com/gallery/vert/fish-shark/carcharhinus/index.htm). Also the root seems unusually broad. The edge of the enamel is broken off one side of the crown, as visible in the third image. From Morris Island,
2 shark teeth from Charleston, SC USA
debivort posted a topic in Fossil IDThanks for any thoughts on the species here.
Charleston, SC Beach Fossil Find ID
ano33 posted a topic in Fossil IDGood morning fossil friends! Found this unknown fossil on Morris Island, SC yesterday. Morris Island is an uninhabited island near Charleston and was used by the port authority to dump dredge spoils from the Charleston Harbor for many years. During big tides or storms, the impoundment walls erode and deposit fossils, shells, etc. on the beach. I'd love your help in ID'ing this fossil. Thank you!!
Isurus retroflexus posterior tooth?
bthemoose posted a topic in Fossil IDAfter I remarked that the little tooth below (found on Morris Island, South Carolina) looked interesting on his trip report thread, forum member @Family Fun kindly gifted it to me, asking only that I help identify the species and share the result. My assessment is that this is an Isurus retroflexus posterior tooth, but hopefully others here can either confirm or correct that ID. This tooth has a non-serrated crown that is still fairly sharp and to my eyes at least has the raised labial platform indicative of I. retroflexus. There is a single cusplet on one side. Thanks for your hel
Trip Report - 7/26/2019 - Morris Island Guided Trip, Charleston SC
FossilizedShoe posted a topic in Fossil Hunting TripsOn Friday I went on a guided trip fossil hunting on Morris Island through Charleston Outdoor Adventures, a chartered trip and rental company operating on Bowens Island. I must say I was thoroughly impressed with the operation as a whole. Their guides were friendly and knowledgeable, and I would highly recommend their service to anyone looking for a guided adventure in the Charleston Area. Anyways, we departed Bowens Island on a large Carolina Skiff for a 20 minute zip through the salt marsh before landing on the northern end of Morris Island. I remember that everyone slowed down looking for sh