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Xiphactinus Tooth

I found this tooth at Big Brook, NJ thinking it was just a common enchodus fang. Howver, it didn't match the thickness of the enchodus and was later identified as a Xiphactinus tooth. Xiphactinus was about 15 ft long, and was rare on the east coast.
Age Cretaceous Era
Category Misc
Formation Mt. Laurel Formation
Location Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Species Xiphactinus audax
Length 3/4 inches
Width 1/8 inches
Thickness 3/32 inches

ID4057
Memberninjaplease
Date Added12/10/2011

  

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