Unknown? found on the Ohio River
Identified: The large bulb shape is a Tilly bone
I would appreciate help with identification of this specimen
It is a hyperostotic spine (first ray of the pectoral fin) from a large catfish.
I dont think it is a fossil.
The large bulb shape in the middle of the spine, not the spine itself is the object
of scrutiny. I have seen these on Florida beaches for years, from Catfish as
well as other species. The large bulb shape is a Tilly.
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