Location: North Yorkshire Coast (found in clay)

Class: Belemnite

Sub Class: Pachyteuthis

Age: Late Jurassic

Shape: Cylindrical

Mode: Nektonic (free swimming)


Fossil shown is actually 6 inch long, and found in Oxfordian clays.

It is missing top and bottom sections, just being the middle section true full length is not known.

Belemnites are fossilised remains of a guard, which was the internal organ inside a creature which resembles a squid.