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The Chesapeake Group has at least 16 different species of otoliths (from bony fish) that fossilized. I still have at least a thousand otoliths left to sort. So far I only have five different species (I think). I have already searched over a thousand otoliths in material brought back in just four trips to this middle Miocene (Calvert formation) site. Here are pictures of the five. If I find any additional species I will post them. 1. Micromesistius cognatus (a genus of cods) 2. Trisopterus sculptus (a genus of cods) 3. Genyonemus sp. (a croaker) 4. Pogonias sp. (
These are a few of the pdf files (and a few Microsoft Word documents) that I've accumulated in my web browsing. MOST of these are hyperlinked to their source. If you want one that is not hyperlinked or if the link isn't working, e-mail me at email@example.com and I'll be happy to send it to you. Please note that this list will be updated continuously as I find more available resources. All of these files are freely available on the Internet so there should be no copyright issues. Articles with author names in RED are new additions since May 20, 2018.