Cabrillo Formation

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The Cabrillo Formation is a Maastrichtian stratigraphic unit in California. It is part of the Rosario Group. A single tooth from the cartilaginous fish Squalicorax has been recovered from the Cabrillo Formation sediments of Cabrillo National Monument.[1]


  1. ^ "Cabrillo National Park," Hunt, Santucci, and Kenworthy (2010); page 65.


  • Hunt, ReBecca K., Vincent L. Santucci and Jason Kenworthy. 2006. "A preliminary inventory of fossil fish from National Park Service units." in S.G. Lucas, J.A. Spielmann, P.M. Hester, J.P. Kenworthy, and V.L. Santucci (ed.s), Fossils from Federal Lands. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 34, pp. 63–69.