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Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Underwood, Charlie J; Mitchell, Simon F
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Department of Geography and Geology
Article Title
Serratolamna serrata (agassiz) (pisces, neoselachii) from the maastrichtian (late cretaceous) of Jamaica
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Caribbean Journal of Earth Science
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Refereed
Date of Publication
2000
Volume ID
34
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25-30
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Abstract
Three teeth of the shark Serratolomna serrata (Agassiz) from the Guinea Corn Formation (Central Inlier) represent the first recorded occurrence of fossil sharks from Cretaceous rocks of Jamaica. This occurrence increases the known paleogeographical distribution of S. serrata, which appears to have been global. This species is largely knowh from the Upper Maastrichtian, which helps confirm the stratigraphic position of the Guinea Corn Formation.....
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