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Orthacanthus
Orthacanthus (0)
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Name meaning

"Vertical Spike"

Diet

Carnivore

Length

3 m (10 ft)

Weight

45 kg (100 lbs)

Game appearances

Jurassic World: The Game

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Orthacanthus is a genus of prehistoric freshwater shark that lived during the Paleozoic era (400-225 mya). It was a member of a group of ancient sharks called xenacanths, all of which were freshwater sharks with long fins down their backs and a spine at the start of the fin. It was the largest of the known xenacanths.

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Games

Jurassic World: The Game

see Orthacanthus/JW: TG

Orthacanthus appears in Jurassic World: The Game, where it is a Cave creature that is obtained through VIP Membership.