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  1. From the album Cretaceous

    Gastrochaena whitfieldi (bivalve- both valves, in its burrow) Upper Cretaceous Basal Navesink Formation Monmouth Group Bayonet Farm Holmdel, New Jersey A gift from John W. (fossilsofnj)
  2. Bone or Stone?

    I see a lot of stone or bone (??) like this in my searching. I usually toss them aside but I wanted to see what you guys thought. They are heavy like stone but come in these odd channeled forms and also just in odd shapes. Just curious what they look like to you. Thanks. Andy
  3. My weekend finds

    These are my weekend finds I think I found my first Squalicorax pristodontus, and maybe even a Squalicorax kaupi, a couple vertebrae (??), and a couple brachiopods and snails (??). I'm curious about the snails so any more details would be great. Also, the lone tooth tip at the bottom of the picture. It has a wider angle from the point than all but maybe the Squalicorax pristodontus but it is also much thicker from front to back. It leads me to believe it would have been a relatively large, full tooth. Any ideas what it was? Lastly, It looks like I found at least one shark vertebra (on the left), but I was wondering what the other 3 items came from. Obviously the one on the right is very unique. It is deeply dished on both ends and has some structure between the ends. Thanks for looking!! Andy
  4. My 1st Haul. Id ideas please.

    Hi, I may have met some of you in the New Member area tonight. If not, Hello from NJ!! I went to Big Brook Saturday and actually found some teeth (who would have thought!?). I felt like a bit of a scientist out there all by myself with my camping shovel and gravel screener. There aren't many sharks to choose from in that area (at least not as far as Fossil Guy's website shows). I would be happy to have some ID opinions. Here are the 3 that looked like teeth to me. They all seem to be from different shark types based on color and shape/style. But beyond that, I would be guessing. One of them is a whiter color than the others and has one cusplet still attached. I would guess Mackerel Shark. The other tooth with a more common looking root attached is also more triangular, with no cusplets, at least not any remaining on the root. Maybe a Mackerel Shark as well but missing the cusplets? The other tooth appears similar to a Sand Tiger or Goblin, less the full root. But it doesn't look broken or worn down at the root, so maybe it is a fish tooth?? That one tooth looks like it came from an Acorn Shark These were all in the silt bottom or in the gravel. I'll leave it at that for now. I have some others to show you guys but I'll try not to wear out my welcome yet. Thanks for any ideas or information. Andy
  5. From the album Cretaceous

    Veniella conradi (bivalve- original shell material) Upper Cretaceous Woodbury Formation Old Bridge Site Southern New Jersey a gift from John W. (fossilsofnj)
  6. From the album Cretaceous

    Beviarca cuneata (bivalve- original shell material) Upper Cretaceous Woodbury Formation Old Bridge Site Southern New Jersey a gift from John W. (fossilsofnj)
  7. From the album Cretaceous

    Catopygus (Oolopygus) williamsi (echinoid) Upper Cretaceous Basal Navesink Formation Monmouth Group Bayonet Farm Holmdel, NJ. A gift from John W. (fossilsofnj)
  8. From the album Cretaceous

    Mosasaur vertebrae (weathered) Upper Cretaceous Wenonah Formation Mattewan Group Ramanessin Brook Holmdel, New Jersey
  9. From the album Cretaceous

    Protocallianassa morton (ghost shrimp claw parts in nodule) Upper Cretaceous Wenonah Formation Mattewan Group Big Brook Colts Neck, New Jersey The other side of the same nodule is seen in the next photo.
  10. From the album Cretaceous

    Protocallianassa morton (ghost shrimp claw parts in nodule) Upper Cretaceous Wenonah Formation Mattewan Group Big Brook Colts Neck, New Jersey
  11. Reptile Bone Fragment from Big Brook, N.J.

    From the album Cretaceous

    Reptile Bone Fragment Upper Cretaceous Wenonah Formation Mattewan Group Big Brook Colts Neck, New Jersey Isolated bone fragments found in the streams of Monmouth County, New Jersey are generally attributed to marine reptiles, usually sea turtles.
  12. This past weekend was the 50th annual Rutgers Geology Museum open house, which was an excellent opportunity to attend guest lectures by professionals and also a chance see the museum's collection. The event was very well attended, and in between lectures (the lecture by Dr. Isaiah Nengo on his work with Nyanzapithecus alesi was excellent) seeing the museum was a hurried, crowded affair. The museum building is a tall 19th century structure with many large tall windows, so on this sunny Saturday sun glare on the glass cases was unfortunately a real and unavoidable problem. Nevertheless, I made an effort to get some photos of the museum to share with TFF. The Mastodon is a Salem County NJ find. Particularly exciting for me as a huge fan of Phytosaurs was seeing their specimen of Rutiodon manhattenensis, which despite its specific name was found on the New Jersey side of the Hudson. Yet another example of New York stealing New Jersey's credit! Hidden in a corner (it was packed in there, things crammed into corners to make room for tables) was a skull of Mosasaurus "maxmimus" which I'd have loved to known more about since it was apparently a New Jersey find. Alas, no more info than that. Next to it was a cast of the original find Mosasaurus hoffmanii from the Netherlands, which was neat to see in real scale.
  13. Hello everyone! I'm looking to see if anyone has any thoughts on this one that I found in a Cretaceous deposit of Monmouth County, NJ. It is exactly what you would expect to see from a common drumfish (Anomoeodus phaseolus) except for the fact that it has two semi-symetrical grooves in it. I don't think they were caused by wear because of the way the enamel seems to fold in. I guess it could be pathological but wanted to see what everyone thought about it. As always, any help is greatly appreciated! -Frank Note- the 'group picture' is there for sake of comparison - they are other drumfish specimens from the same area.
  14. From the album Cretaceous

    Brachyrhizodus wichitaenis (cow-nosed ray crusher plate) Upper Cretaceous Wenonah Formation Mattewan Group Big Brook Colts Neck, New Jersey
  15. From the album Cretaceous

    Xenophora leprosa (gastropod internal cast) Upper Cretaceous Wenonah Formation Mattewan Group Big Brook Colts Neck, New Jersey
  16. Enchodus Fang from Big Brook, NJ.

    From the album Cretaceous

    Enchodus petrosus (boney fish fang) Upper Cretaceous Wenonah Formation Mattewan Group Big Brook Colts Neck, New Jersey
  17. 3 NJ Hunts Last Month

    Here are the finds from three recent NJ Cretaceous hunts. The first two lasted about 5-6 hours and were pretty productive, and the third trip last 4 hours. On the second hunt I really banged up my knees because the gravel was so frozen it was like one huge rock. I spent so much time on the second hunt using my shovel to break free fossils that had been covered in a thick sheet of ice. I lost a vertebrae and some teeth to this practice but rescued most of the finds I came across. The last trip (last Saturday) only last 4 hours because I got a really bad headache because I didn't eat anything and was doing mostly sifting. I hate how my leg waders always begin to slump down and blister my legs. Anyways, the hunts were pretty good. On the third one I went with my friend Tyler who found a massive ray vertebrae (sorry forgot to photograph it). He has does not yet have an account here but will soon no doubt.
  18. Partial coelacanth. (Juvenile?)

    From the album Late Triassic Lockatong Formation

    Partial small (juvenile?) coelacanth, Diplurus newarki. Late Triassic, Newark Supergroup, Newark Basin, Lockatong Formation, North Bergen, New Jersey. Old Granton Quarry. G-3 layer Scale is in CM.

    © 2018 T.Jones

  19. Planning on going here again this spring here are a few examples
  20. New Jersey Cretaceous Vert. ID

    I was reading a description of Mosasaur material that made me re-think a vertabrae I considered to be Mosasaur. It is from Monmouth County NJ (Cretaceous) and does have a cone shape so I was wondering what exactly it is. On njfossils.net it gave this description (below) of Halisaurs so I was wondering if it could be this or even croc. Any help is appreciated. -Frank "The rare species, Halisaurus, has vertebrae that are distinguishable by the conical shape of the vertebrae. The main difference is that they are tapered toward the convexed end of the centrum and lack the divot of "crocodile" vertebrae."
  21. Season's Greeting! I found this broken vertabrae earlier this year around Big Brook NJ - it is Cretaceous in age. It's roughly missing 1/3 to 1/2 of it and is worn but i was wondering if we can tell what it is? I was thinking Plesiosaur but I'm really not sure about that. Thanks!
  22. Ghost Shrimp Pincer from Ramanessin Brook

    From the album Cretaceous

    Protocallianassa mortoni (ghost shrimp pincer) Upper Cretaceous Wenonah Formation Mattewan Group Ramanessin Brook Holmdel, N.J.
  23. From the album Cretaceous

    Brachyrhizodus wichitaenis (cow-nosed ray crusher plate) Upper Cretaceous Wenonah Formation Mattewan Group Ramanessin Brook Holmdel, N.J.
  24. From the album Cretaceous

    Scapanorhynchus texanus (goblin shark lateral tooth) Upper Cretaceous Wenonah Formation Mattewan Group Ramanessin Brook Holmdel, N.J.
  25. From the album Cretaceous

    (left) Anchura sp. (right) Turritella sp. (gastropod internal molds) Upper Cretaceous Wenonah Formation Mattewan Group Ramanessin Brook Holmdel, N.J.
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