Shark Vertebrae                                    

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A rare, extra large Otodus vertebra with very nice color from the Khouribga phosphate mining area of Morocco. Note is the back of one face of the centra. Centra interior face is very clean and the reverse is the phosphate matrix with exposed shark teeth. Eocene age. Excellent quality.  Authenticity guaranteed. 

M1162            SIZE: 3-7/8"

Note - Adding 2 new Otodus obliquus vertegrabe in May 2021.     Link to Otodus vertebrae.


This catalog contains exceptional vertebrae from one of the earliest Mackerel sharks, Otodus obliquus. Finding fossilized shark vertebrae is very unique (rare) since the vertebrae were cartilage and were not ideal to fossilize. However, a few shark vertebrae did survive the fossilization process, and we are bringing this rare treat to you!  All vertebrae are early Eocene - (approx. 50 million years ago). These large Otodus (a very large Lamnid shark)  vertebrae are quite spectacular and rare, making them a must have for every fossil shark teeth collection. There is also have a nice selection of rare Cretaceous shark and ray vertebra from the Kem Kem region. You do not see the shark vertebrae very often!