Albatross Station 3683 (Neogene of South Pacific)

Where: South Pacific (10.0° N, 137.8° W: paleocoordinates 6.1° N, 129.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Neogene (23.0 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: deep-water; unlithified, red claystone

• red clay; light brown rad. ooze

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: dredged from a depth of 2690 fathoms

Primary reference: C. R. Eastman. 1906. Sharks' teeth and cetacean bones. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 50(4):75-98 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 99615: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 17.11.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Odontaspidida - Isuridae
Oxyrhina crassa Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon
"Carcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Lamna sp. Cuvier 1816 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Carcharias sp. Rafinesque 1810 sand shark
 Cetacea -
Cetacea indet. Brisson 1762 whale
 Cetacea - Delphinidae
Delphinidae indet. Gray 1821 dolphin
 Cetacea - Ziphiidae
Ziphiidae indet. Gray 1850 beaked whale