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This bone was found was found on the beach in bonita springs south west florida after a hurricane in 2005. If you have any information as to what this is from please let me know. It is some sort of fish but I would actually like to know the exact species if anybody can help.

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mambadger 7 years ago

That looks like a deer skul

MrsPbio 7 years ago

I am suspecting, though not 100% sure, that this MAY be a fish skull , similar to the "crucifix fish"... Which is from a "sail cat" catfish I think. At least it's a start for your hunt. :). Happy sleuthing !

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Ava T-B 7 years ago

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DanielePralong 7 years ago

Hi aavis94! Please join the mission Identifying Animals Through Osteology. This will help you getting this bone identified. Join the mission on the mission page below. You can then edit this spotting, select the mission from the mission menu and save again. Good luck!

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Apr 15, 2005
Submitted on Apr 15, 2015

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