Albatross Station 3691 (Neogene of French Polynesia)

Where: French Polynesia (18.9° S, 146.5° W: paleocoordinates 23.1° S, 136.6° W)

When: Neogene (23.0 - 2.6 Ma)

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

• red clay; volcanic mud

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: dredged from a depth of 2440 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 99617: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 17.11.2010

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon
"Carcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon