Albatross Station 3681 (Neogene of the United States)

Where: California (28.4° N, 127.0° W: paleocoordinates 25.1° N, 119.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Neogene (23.0 - 2.6 Ma)

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

• red clay; light brown ooze

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: dredged from a depth of 2368 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 99614: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 17.11.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Odontaspidida - Isuridae
Oxyrhina crassa Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
over 100 specimens
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
"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
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
Hemipristis sp. Agassiz 1843 ground shark
Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
Mammalia
 Cetacea -
Cetacea indet. Brisson 1762 whale
 Cetacea - Delphinidae
Delphinidae indet. Gray 1821 dolphin
 Cetacea - Ziphiidae
Ziphiidae indet. Gray 1850 beaked whale