The waters of Beaumaris were teaming with a wide variety of fish. Many of the species are now extinct.
Section of a cranial bone of a fish
Toadfish jawbone (left) and a variety of crushing plates (right)
Edaphodon sweeti (Rat Fish, Chimaera)
Vertebrae of bony fish. The larger one on the top left may be from a Tuna or Sunfish.
TILLEY bones (hyperostotic neurocranium bone) from unidentified bony fish. These are cellular swellings in bone such as vertebra or the thin bones of the skull. A current example of this is the bump on the head of an “old man snapper”.