Miocene sharks in the Kendeace and Grand Bay formations of Carriacou, The Grenadines, Lesser Antilles

@inproceedings{Portell2008MioceneSI,
  title={Miocene sharks in the Kendeace and Grand Bay formations of Carriacou, The Grenadines, Lesser Antilles},
  author={Roger W. Portell and Gordon Hubbell and Stephen K. Donovan and Jeremy L. Green and David A. T. Harper and Ron K. Pickerill},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract. The Miocene chondrichthyan fauna from the Kendeace and Grand Bay formations consists of five species which have been identified from the remains of teeth. These are Carcharias taurus (sand-tiger shark), Isurus oxyrinchus (shortfin mako shark), Carcharocles megalodon (mega-tooth shark), Carcharhinus obscurus (requiem shark) and Hemipristis serra (extinct snaggletooth shark). No further skeletal fish remains, Chondrichthyes or Actinopterygii, were discovered. Teeth of Carcharhinus… 
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