This is a basic guide on how to find and identify fossil shark teeth from the coast of the Carolinas. It offers the basic information novices need to get started hunting fossil shark teeth and features an easy-to-use reference section that will allow for speedy identification of species commonly found on the coasts of North and South Carolina.
Ashley Oliphant has spent the last 20 years searching the eastern seaboard for shark teeth. She has a Ph.D. in 20th-century American literature and serves as an associate professor of English at Pfeiffer University. A lifelong North Carolinian, a dedicated auto-racing enthusiast, and a vocal animal welfare advocate, she lives with her husband and son in Denver, N.C. She looks forward to one day retiring to a comfortable beach chair in Key West.