Superb Carcharodon Carcharias Great White Shark Tooth
Late Miocene Period- C. 6-8 Million Years Old
Order to which the fossil belongs: Lamniformes
Name of which the family belongs: Lamnidae
A beautiful example of a Great white shark tooth from South Carolina. It is one of the largest predatory fish, estimated up to 21ft (adult). Great whites are named after their white underbellies. They have powerful tailfins and can rocket through the water at speeds of approximately 35 miles and hour. They have seven rows of serrated teeth, around 2.5 inch long and possess around 300 teeth in total.
Excellent example with glossy dark grey enamel and excellent serrations.
Size: W: 38mm x H: 53mm