The Boney Fishes
With a few exceptions the fossil remains of the boney fishes
in New Jersey tend to be small scrappy material. Iíve created this
section as kind of a catch all, a place for some of the fish material Iíve
collected over the years.
Small unidentifiable fish verts are abundant, most are probably
Left - A box of fish vertebrae.
Most fish vertebrae are small and will pass through the standard
1/4 inch mess screen.
Right - An unusually well preserved fish vertebra.
Monmouth County, NJ
Definitely worth viewing the larger image of this specimen.
These mouth plates are very common but to my knowledge have never been
Fish scale (identified by Dr. Earl Manning)
Possible Pharyngeal Teeth(?)
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