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Fossil collecting in the streams of Monmouth County, New Jersey
Big Brook, Ramanessin and Shark River

FOSSILS OF NJ

 

 

FOSSILS OF NJ
SPECIES LIST

SHARK

Goblin
Scapanorhynchus texanus

 Porbeagle
Archaeolamna kopingensis
Cretolamna appendiculata
Protolamna borodini
aka Cretodus borodini


Nurse Shark
Cantioscyllium decipiens

Crow
Squalicorax
Pseudocorax affinus

Tiger
Galeocerdo aduncus
Galeocerdo contortus

Gray
Carcharhinus priscus

Lemon
Negaprion eurybathrodon

Snaggeltooth
Hemipristis serra

Hybodont shark
Hybodus sp.

 Hybodont shark
Lonchidion babulskii
 Aka Lissodus babulskii

Extinct Thresher
Paranomotodon angustidens

Mako
Isurus desori
Isurus praecursor

False Mako
Parotodus benedeni

Angel Shark

Squatina hassei

Chub
Carcharocles chubutensis


Rick
Carcharocles auriculatus

Cow shark
Notorynchus sp.

common thresher
Alopias latidens


Hammerhead
Sphyrna laevissima

Extinct mackerel shark
Xiphodolamia ensis

Sand tigers
Carcharias samhammeri
aka Odontaspis samhammeri
Carcharias holmdelensis
Odontaspis aculeatus
aka Hypotodus aculeatus
Odontaspis reticulate
aka Carcharias reticulata
aka Odontaspis cf acutissma
Striatolamia macrota
Carcharias cuspidata
 

Extinct sharpnose shark
Physogaleus secundus  

Nurse Shark
Cantioscyllium decipens

 


SKATES, RAYS

Sawfish
Ischyrhiza mira

Ratfish
Ischvodus

Drum fish
Anomaeodus phaseolus

Bonefish
Paralbula casei

Saber-toothed Herring
Enchodus petrosus
Enchodus gladiolus
Enchodus ferox

Cow Nosed Rays
Brachyrhizodus
Rhombodus

Eagle Ray
Myliobatis sp.

Extinct sawfish
Ptychotrygon vermiculata

Guitarfish
Rhinobatos casieri

 REPTILES, DINOS
and MAMMALS

Mosasaurs

Hadrosaurus

Plesiosaur
Cimoliasaurus magnus

Turtles

 


INVERTS

Brachiopod
Choristothyris plicata
Choristothyris vanuxemi

Oleneothyris harlani

Oyster
Ostrea sp.
Ostrea mesenterica
Ostrea falcata
Exogyra sp.
Pycnodonte convexa
Pycnodonte mutablis

Snails
Gastropods
Gyrodes abyssinus
Anchura pennata
Pyropsis Trochiformis

Lobster
Hoploparia gabbi
 
Baculites sp.

Ammonite

 
Ghost Shrimp
Protocallianassa mortoni

Belemnite
Belemnitella