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Bonehunter posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionSo, with the help and astute observations of LabRatKing and JDP, my "what is it" this may be an individual of Iniopterygiformes a chondricthyes/cartilagenous shark which resembles a modern day flying fish WAY COOL!!!!!!!! SO EXCITED!!!.. I am contacting pros who would have a much better idea and may be able to reveal more of the animal. I have radiographed it this morning, and maaayybbee I am seeing one of the "horns" depicted in paleo artist Ray Troll's painting?? at 12:00? There are other interesting "items" in the shale at 11:00, 2:00 NS 4:00 as well. I've contacted the KU field museum to g
I know radiographs are used to locate fossils within rock, but I'm curious if anyone knows the specific settings that are used for this? Typically, the settings for radiographs (for animals) are based on weight, but does that also hold true for fossils or does it depend more on the type of rock?