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Jun 11, 2013 3:29 PM

Skull identification - large fish?

Posting on behalf of my parents (who don't have internet access at the moment) so i am working on slightly limited information-

 

They found this skull - presuming it is a skull! Washed up on a beach in Portugal after some rough weather.

 

My mum describes it as having 'a 2inch diameter vertebrae sticking out the end & cartilage fins on top. About the size of the end of a shovel"

 

The "fins" sticking out of the top is what lead us to think fish? See image with lighter for scale.

 

Hoping to get an image of the underneath later and i will upload it when i can.

 

Any help identifing it would be greatly appreciated!

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