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This report is from a couple different trips that I took to the beach.  On the first trip I was finding a lot of little teeth but nothing substantial.  While walking out, I picked up a decent mako.  I found the majority of the hemi's pictured on the second trip.  The highlight would have to be the dark blue hemi... pretty colors on that one.  I also found an odd tooth for where I was hunting... not sure of the name but it seems like it would be from an older period.


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Location Calvert County, Maryland, USA

ID3491
Memberjohnny
Date Added9/16/2009

  

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Odd tooth - 9/17/2009
Reviewer : Bing Bengtson from
Total Rating : 10
Johnny, looks to be another otodus, like Tony's. Ask him or daryl they will know for sure. Eocene teeth showing up . Content Quality : 10 of 10

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- 9/17/2009
Reviewer : Daryl from Maryland United States
Total Rating : 10
Johnny, the "older period" tooth you are wondering about is a sand tiger, Striatolamia macrota, from the Eocene. You'll encounter various species of Eocene sharks down along Calvert Cliffs, especially in the northern beaches. The Eocene teeth are most easily recognized by their darker color compared to all the other teeth you normally find. Sometimes they will be almost black, but more typically a very dark grey. I myself seem to pick up an eocene age tooth down there about once per month or so, with the most common species being a sand tiger like the one you found. Content Quality : 10 of 10

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- 9/21/2009
Reviewer : SharkDog from
Total Rating : 9.333
Nice hemis! Love that fat, wide tooth! Content Quality : 9 of 10

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