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I am seeking some information and advice from the shark experts and enthusiasts on TFF. I have been quietly looking into expanding the Permian shark material we have for education programs. Currently we have some cool Orthacanthus teeth, a partial Orthacanthus spine, and a Helodus tooth from Oklahoma. I also attempted to add some marine shark stuff to the freshwater stuff. We got some micro fossils from Kansas but that proved to be thin on shark fossils. A partial tooth and a few denticles that are too small to have much impact on the kids we teach was all we got out of that. Given the enormous impact the Great Dying had on marine ecosystems I know it is going to be tough to add material. This does work in our favor as the gap in shark material does provide a visual for the kids as they can literally see there is just way less material in our programs from that point. That is not a bad thing but I believe that we should be able to track at least one, maybe two marine species from the Permian. As I have started searching I have found absolutely nothing except the freshwater stuff from Texas and Oklahoma. Zilch, zero, nothing, nada. I expected it to be difficult but not impossible. I could not even find any posts on the forum about Permian shark fossils so I am pretty much flying blind. I found little research on it too but still I have it in my head that I can track something down. I thought creating a post about it might shed some light on this for me as it has with other topics. Is it even possible to find marine shark fossils from the Permian on the market? I would image most of what is found ends up being studied. I know the Oceans of Kansas website has some reference material about Kansas sharks but has anybody ever seen material on the market ? Is looking across the pond toward Europe a possible road to go? I have had excellent success with Jurassic shark stuff from Europe so it occurred to me that maybe there are Permian teeth out there as well. Are there freshwater sharks outside of the few we have that may be an option? Basically if you know anything about Permian shark fossils, please feel free to give us your opinions. One of the best parts of being on the forum is getting to pick the brains of the very knowledgeable people here so all comments are invited. Thank you in advance for any and all help