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Early bird gets the barb

Man it felt good to get out this morning for some collecting at my favorite beach.  I knew there probably wouldn't be much beach to search since I was going close to high tide, but I didn't care.  I ended up doing some sifting as usual and found a nice little gem.  Below is the pic of a fairly small stingray barb.  It's  only 1.5" long, but it has nice translucent red color.  It's 99% complete which is really rare for stingray barbs.  I only have a few that are complete like this one, and probably a thousand broken ones.  I found less than 10 shark teeth in three hours; two worn hemi's, a couple tigers, and a few carcharhinus teeth. 


Location Calvert County, Maryland, USA

Date Added11/7/2008


Slow Day
Slow Day
Launch of the "Fossil Flyer"
Launch of the "Fossil Flyer"
Easter meg anyone?
Easter meg anyone?

nice color - 11/9/2008
Reviewer : brachiomyback from
Total Rating : 10
and nice little stinger.... better to find that in your screen than through the bottom of your boot..... sure you didn't "file down" that find from a GMR belemnite... the color looks pretty suspect.... Content Quality : 10 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10

Picture Quality : 10 of 10
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