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Found 430 results

  1. Hemi confirmation ID

    Hi. I believe this is hemi. My confidence on identifying is not the greatest. Getting there. Learning more every day. Any feedback is much appreciated. Thanks Mark
  2. Shark Tooth ID

    I found this shark tooth at Big Brook Preserve in Monmouth County New Jersey. I was thinking a lateral goblin shark tooth as it seemed to match up best with the middle picture on this website: http://www.fossilsofnj.com/shark/goblin.htm Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks,
  3. Calvert Cliffs Shark Tooth

    Hi all, I collected this tooth from Matoaka Beach in the Calvert Cliffs area of Maryland. It's clearly not a meg tooth but it's pretty large compared to most of what you find. There appear to be no serrations. I was thinking Carcharodon/Cosmopolitodus hastalis, the Narrow/Giant White Shark, but I'm just not sure.
  4. Shark tooth help

    I found this tooth a few years ago at caspersen beach while living in florida any help in identifying it would be greatly appreciated.
  5. Aquarium shark tooth identification

    I got this shark tooth necklace from the Odysea aquarium and was told it’s from the bottom of one of the aquariums, though the cashier didn’t know what kind of shark it’s from and I’d love to know!
  6. Pristine Peace River Tooth

    This tooth is an outlier in my collection because it’s the only really nice Peace River fossil I’ve ever found... but it’s a beauty. Pronounced bourlette and serrations all around, and that lovely tannin brown *chefs kiss*. As an Aurora guy, I’d call this Carcharhinus obscurus. Does that prognosis still hold for Florida? thank you all!
  7. Shark tooth identification?

    My uncle got me this shark tooth necklace from Hawaii but doesn’t know what kind of shark it’s from and I’d love to know!
  8. Shark tooth identification needed

    It's been a couple years since I last posted on this forum. Life got a bit more hectic due to health issues and a work promotion. Recently though I've finally had more time for fossils. I found a shark tooth today on the way home from work that I'm not familiar with. The tooth was found in a pile of limestone large gravel, sand, and chunks of chert that had been brought to the site from an unknown but local mine. I just happened across the pile unexpectedly and decided to stop even though it was drizzling out and I was hearing a bit of thunder. Other fossils I found in the same pile are shell castings, sponges, bryozoan, and a few echinoids. The location is the Ocala area of Marion County, Florida. I believe this part of the Ocala limestone and is eocene in age. While the root is a bit damaged and there's a chip in the blade the cusplets look to be in perfect condition. I'm leaning towards this tooth being a mackerel shark but it's not an exact match. Can anyone correctly identify it?
  9. Help ID possible shark tooth?

    Hi first timer here. Was with my 84 year old father looking around on Bonita Beach near Naples FL, and this was the first thing I picked up to try to show him what shape we were looking for. Wondering if this is indeed a shark tooth, and possibly what type? I have searched pictures but mostly find “ hook” shaped teeth of this small size. any ideas or suggestions are most welcome!
  10. North Carolina Tooth ID

    My dad's friend found this in North Carolina recently, and he needs some help identifying it. I'm pretty sure it's not a Meg, but it might be a Dusky or a Mako.
  11. Shark Tooth

    Hi guys, just recently discovered this forum after years of collecting shark teeth from various beaches, mostly in the Carolinas. Most of them I’m pretty sure of what they are by just looking at charts I’ve seen but this one I’m not real sure, partly because it’s so warn and because I don’t have another one like it. Would love to hear your thoughts, thanks!
  12. Thick and curvy

    None of my other many Mako’s look like this... So hooked. Confirming that that’s what it is.
  13. Hammerhead shark tooth

    From the album Galveston Fossils

    Close-ups of the large hammerhead tooth found on Galveston Island, TX. It has very fine serrations. Probably zygaena. Scale bar = 1 cm. Found 8/10/19.
  14. ID Lee Creek shark tooth

    My best guess is G.aduncus. I realize most of the serrations are broken off, but the uninterrupted curvature of the main part of the tooth does not match my other examples of G.aduncus or G.cuvier.
  15. Otodus obliquus Morocco

    From the album Cenozoic Sharks

    An interesting Otodus obliquus from Khouribga, Morocco, featuring only one cusplet, and one 'shoulder'.
  16. Otodus obliquus Morocco

    From the album Cenozoic Sharks

    An interesting Otodus obliquus from Khouribga, Morocco, featuring only one cusplet, and one 'shoulder'.
  17. Help identifying this odd tooth please?

    Found at oceans view beach Norfolk VA.
  18. Think it's a tooth, but should it be?

    17 August 2019 Shark tooth? Lower Cretaceous - Walnut formation Western Bell County, Texas, USA I found this in the nearby park where I've found many of the normal central Texas fossils over the years (oxytropidocerous, salenia, parasmilia, heart urchins, gastropods, snails, etc.). My eyes tell me this thing looks a lot like a shark tooth. But my brain is trying to get me to disagree. Here's why I'm stumped: 1. While it makes sense that shark tooth fossils COULD be found in this area, along with all of the other sea life, we aren't known for turning up many teeth. In fact, I've not found any in this area yet and haven't really heard of others finding them around here either. 2. The shark teeth I have found in other areas, such as Post Oak Creek, have all looked . . . well, like fossilized shark teeth. This one looks like the chalky limestone in which it was found. Which has me wondering if it's a tooth or not. I welcome your input.
  19. Shark tooth ID

    Hello, My 7 yr old son has started to really get into fossil hunting and we found the following tooth at Bracklesham Bay on Sunday. I'm guessing it's a shark's tooth but does anyone know what breed? (Hoping I've done the photos right, bit of a flimsy tape measure) Front, back and side Thank you x
  20. Beach Shark Tooth

    From the album Galveston Fossils

    Lower bull shark tooth found on Galveston Island. Collected 8/8/19.
  21. galveston shark tooth ID

    Hey y'all, got back from a trip to Galveston yesterday. I found a few neat things that I'll post in a new album later. I'm not sure about this shark tooth, though. My initial thought was dusky or some carcharhinus. However the nutrient groove reminds me of sphyrna. The tooth in question is the larger brown tooth in the pictures. It has fine, even serrations, and a deep nutrient groove. The last three pictures include a sphyrna tooth for comparison. Thank you!
  22. Please help identify some Big Brook finds!

    I took a trip to Big Brook in Monmouth County, NJ yesterday and found some things that I need help identifying. Any help would be appreciated! Pic #1: Possibly sea urchin spines?
  23. Shark teeth from Big Brook, New Jersey

    Went on my first ever fossil hunt a few weeks ago in Big Brook, New Jersey. It was a wonderful time and a sunny day. I am new to fossil hunting, and hope to be back soon! In a few hours of searching, I found some belemnites as well as these two shark teeth, and would appreciate some help in identification. #1 is quite small (about 1cm in height), and #2 is a partial tooth: Shark tooth #1: From what I can find from the excellent NJ fossil websites, my best guess is either a sand tiger shark (Carcharias samhammeri) vs a small goblin shark (Scapanorhynchus texanus). I am not sure how to tell them apart? Shark tooth #2: I really like the color of this one. My best guess is a lateral goblin shark tooth? Big Brook NJ was a great spot for a novice fossil hunter to have a fun day. I did not venture far, and was unsure whether it was better to walk upstream toward the bridge or further downstream. Any tips would be appreciated!
  24. Shark tooth piece

    I found this piece of a sharks tooth on a trail In the sand I was wondering if anyone knew what it was? is it a meg tooth.
  25. help ID fossil

    I found this shark tooth on Wrightsville beach north Carolina tonight. the front is a bit eroded- but does anyone know the kind? age? thank you!
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