Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:83
Fossil Type:Tooth
Fossil Description:Salmonoid (Salmon) fish
Status:Extinct
Relative Size:Medium
Superclass:Osteichthyes
Class:Actinopterygii (Klein, 1885)
Superorder:Protacanthopterygii
Order:Salmoniformes
Family:Salmonidae
Subfamily:Salmoninae
Scientific Name (Genus species):Enchodus petrosus (Cope)
Era/Period:Mesozoic/Cretaceous
Epoch/Age:Maastrichtian
MYA:67 to 74
Discovery Location (Water, Land):Big Brook
Discovery Location (City, ST):Marlboro/Colts Neck, NJ
Discovery Location (County):Monmouth
Deepest Formation:Mount Laurel / Winona undifferentiated
Color:Black
Comments:One of several fish teeth, could also be Enchodus gladiolus or Enchodus ferox (Leidy)
Collector Name:RLD
Image Filename 1:DSCF3827.jpg
Image Filename 2:DSCF3828.jpg

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