Fish – shark

This is a large and broken shark spine. The base, or root, is to the left, while the pointed end has broken off on the right.

Find out more on the fish page.

Common name

Fish - shark

Type

Vertebrates > Fish


Strata

Unknown

Time period

Upper Jurassic

Age

150 million years

Where found

Found at Bottom Coombe Quarry in 1930.
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Found by

Presented to Portland Museum by the Bath and Portland Stone Firms LTD.

Museum

Portland Museum

Accession number

POLPM.1993.240