Image: Greynurse Shark tooth

Greynurse Shark tooth

A Greynurse Shark tooth found on the shore by Henry Miller at Botany Bay, New South Wales. Greynurse Shark teeth have a long fang-like cusp, either side of which is a single lateral cusplet. Sandtiger Shark teeth look similar but have two lateral cusplets.

Mark McGrouther
© Australian Museum

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, tooth, Greynurse Shark, Carcharias taurus, Odontaspididae, cusplets,