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Found 99 results

  1. Otodus tooth or something else?

  2. Purse S.P tooth

    Hi all, I was wondering if this is an otodus obliquus tooth? TIA
  3. Went on a kayak trip on the Potomac for Father's Day with one of my kids. We spent a couple of hours around some paleocene spots. I found yet another lucky otodus right off the bat (sadly, one cusp missing). Between the two of us we then picked up a bunch of smaller teeth and a fair number of ray plates. We also got 3 croc teeth, including a nice fat one I found on my very last pass. I think we also got a small coprolite in there, but not 100% on that, and a chunk of turtle shell. All-in-all, not a half bad Father's Day trip!
  4. I took my kids yesterday for a quick hike out to Douglas Point to get some exercise and check out the Potomac. I wasn't expecting much because the tide was still pretty high and the water a bit muddy. But conditions were better than expected, so we were able to look around a bit. About 10 minutes in, I spotted a really nice little otodus in a submerged gravel line just below one of the bluffs. (Very tricky to see these guys, sometimes, against the dark sand.) It's in great condition and looks like it just came out of the bluff. We poked around as the tide went out for the next hour and came up with some more smaller teeth, some plates, and a few pieces of turtle shell, but nothing as nice as that first tooth. Anyway, it was a fun time and kept the kids busy for awhile! I was happy to find a decent tooth under tricky conditions. Enjoy the pics.
  5. Potomac River - Lucky Otodus

    I was out kayaking on a creek on the Virginia side of the Potomac today to do some birdwatching, but in an area I thought might have some Aquia exposure. I did come across one small bluff face, with maybe maybe 40 feet of narrow beach, that I stopped to check out. After about 2 minutes, I looked down and found this guy. My best Otodus so far and still razor sharp! I did find a few more much smaller teeth and a decent ray plate fragment, but nothing special the rest of the day. But this tooth--plus dozens of herons, ospreys, eagles, and purple martins, among other birds--made for an awesome trip. I hope you enjoy the pix .
  6. Purse State Park Trip

    Took a trip to purse state park today, got there around 9:30 and the lot was already pretty full. Made our way down the beach to the spots we like to search and my wife found the biggest croc tooth we have found, at least double the size of any of the other ones we have found. A little bit later walking along the low tide shoreline I did a double take and saw the big Otodus tooth pictured. We were able to find a lot of other nice size otodus and sand tiger teeth during our time there. On our way back walking the beach entrance and Wades Bay were packed with at least 100 people and their boats. Overall a great day for hunting!
  7. Maryland shark tooth

    Hi, I was wondering what these two shark teeth are. Any ideas? They were found in Maryland at purse state park.
  8. Hello! Are all of these teeth Otodus obliquus? If not, what species do you see?
  9. Meg or otodus

    All I was told is this tooth was from England, it looks like an otodus to me , which is most likely as they are a lot more common than English megs and it matches the colours of London clay also I can’t see any serrations
  10. I had just bought this shark tooth online and was looking at some otodus shark tooth real or fake posts when i realized the root of this tooth is covered with sediments or maybe plaster?Can anyone help me take a look and see if its composited?
  11. Here are my new fossils! And how my collection looks now. For size comparison the enchodus tooth to the right in the picture of the entire collection is 5,6cm long (2.2 Inches long)
  12. Quick Otodus Hunt

    Evening all! Had a quick trip down to the local beach after work. Was a massive tide today so a lot of the London Clay bed was exposed. Found a few smaller bits n bobs then got a lovely 62mm Otodus Obliquus, although a bit worn was still a nice tooth. After that found nothing else! Thanks for reading everyone!
  13. Potomac River Trip

    Made my second trip back to Douglas Point on Wednesday. The weather was sunny and a little over 60 degrees. It was a perfect 3+ hours of sifting and surface searching. I had the entire beach to myself. The only negative to the day was the 4 hour ride home. Usually takes me 3 hours. I was hoping to find my first croc tooth but I will not complain since I found a nice otodus. Otodus Obliquus
  14. We've had a couple nice hunts in the Aquia recently. Our first trip was really nice. The weather was beautiful and the tide was low. The only finds of note from this trip were two shark vertebrae and a small yet pristine transitional otodus. As always, we found over a 100 teeth in the gentle shallows. Our second trip was incredibly productive, albeit with fast moving water and a high tide on a beach ravaged by storms. We found what I think is a turtle washing out of a recent fall; I was unable to spot the rest of the turtle in the fall, however we were able to grab five pieces of material from the same spot,(within 6-7 feet of each other) and then find four more scattered along the beach. This trip was also very productive in terms of otodus, 3 in all from this same trip, although one was very badly damaged. Along with these larger beauties, innumerable teeth found their way into our hands and pockets. Is there any way that the turtle can be identified? Is it possible to refer to this turtle material as from the same turtle? ( We weren't finding any the first trip and then found a ton the second trip) @MarcoSr@sharkdoctor@WhodamanHD Thanks, FA The rikers mount contains finds from both trips. The largest fragment of turtle. Identifiable?
  15. Otodus obliquus??

    In your opinion, these teeth are of an Otodus Obliquus
  16. A Cold Trip Down In The Aquia

    Today was our first trip to a hunting spot in the Aquia Formation. We had no idea what to expect from this location, but believe me, we were not disappointed. After three hours of walking the beach and sifting, we managed to leave (when the rain started) with some really nice pieces. I managed to grab what would have been a beauty of an Otodus except for the fact that it was snapped in half, some Ratfish material, one of the teeth i've been hunting after for a while, Jaekelotodus Robustus, a croc tooth, an angel shark, and a multitude of large Striolamnia Striata. MomAnonymous got not one, but four Jaekelotodus Robustus, a ray dermal scute, and the tip of a small fish jaw. Between the two of us we managed to collect between four-five hundred teeth in a three hour hunting period. Thanks for this one, @sharkdoctor
  17. Ypresian Claiborne (Eocene,USA)

    Brachycarcharias atlasi (Arambourg, 1952), Eutrichiurides plicidens comb. nov., Galeorhinus louisi Adnet & Cappetta, 2008, Ginglymostoma maroccanum Noubhani & Cappetta, 1997, Gymnosarda sp., Mennerotodus sp., Rhizoprionodon ganntourensis (Arambourg, 1952), Stenoscyllium aff. S. priemi Noubhani & Cappetta, 1997, Trichiurus oshosunensis White, 1926 Hypolophodon sylvestris (White, 1931), Malacanthus? sulcatus (Koken, 1888), Meridiania cf. M. convexa Case, 1994, Palaeocybium proosti (Storms, 1897), Paraconger sector (Koken, 1888), Paralbula aff. P. marylandica Blake, 1940, Phyllodus toliapicus Agassiz, 1844, Propristis schweinfurthi Dames, 1883, Pycnodus sp., Pythonichthys colei (Müller, 1999), Scomberomorus stormsi (Leriche, 1905), Signata stenzeli Frizzell & Dante, 1965, and Signata nicoli Frizzell & Dante, 1965, and the first Paleogene occurrences in Alabama of a member of the Gobiidae Cuvier, 1816. A biostratigraphic analysis of our sample showed stratigraphic range extensions for several taxa, including the first Bartonian occurrences of Eoplinthicus yazooensis, Jacquhermania duponti (Winkler, 1876), Meridiania cf. M. convexa, Phyllodus toliapicus, and “Rhinobatos” here(HUGE!!!!!) meaning 76 MB European Journal of Taxonomy 585: 1–274 Taxonomy and biostratigraphy of the elasmobranchs and bony fishes (Chondrichthyes and Osteichthyes) of the lower-to-middle Eocene (Ypresian to Bartonian) Claiborne Group in Alabama, USA,including an analysis of otoliths Jun A. EBERSOLE1, David J. CICIMURRI & Gary L. STRINGER @squali
  18. Otodus?

    Is this an Otodus shark tooth? Bought for me for Christmas, so I don't know much about it.
  19. Me and my friends are convinced this isn’t a sand shark tooth. But we can’t agree on what it is, between Cretolamna and Otodus (of course it could be neither, we are idiots)
  20. Greetings, I recently bought a fossil vertebra from a moroccan seller who claimed it was a Plesiosaurus vertebra, and through I did not believe him I made a deal with him and I got the fossil for a cheap price. My guess it that it belongs to an Otodus chark or an Enchodus fish, is a quite big vertebrae anyway... What do you think? Thank you very much in advance.
  21. Otodus obliquus (Agassiz 1843)

    From the album Pisces

    Slant length 7cm. Paleocene Khouribga, Morocco
  22. I was looking at this Otodus tooth fossil from Morocco... Does this matrix look all natural?
  23. Two good finds from 9/21

    My two best finds from last weekend
  24. Otodus tooth?

    Is this an otodus tooth?
  25. Otodus aksuaticus Kazakhstan

    From the album Cenozoic Sharks

    A transitional Otodus from Aktulagay, Kazakhstan.
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