Dunkleosteus was a huge (about 20 feet long and about one ton in weight) carnivorous fish that lived during the Devonian Period (380-360 million years ago throughout the worldâ€™s oceans of the time. With its large jaws and massive tooth plates, which are faithfully featured on our Dunkleosteus toy, it would have been a top predator in its habitat. History: Unlike most fossil fish, Dunkleosteus has become well known to the public through its appearances in films like Sea Monsters a Walking with Dinosaurs Trilogy and the television program River Monsters.
Scientific Name: Dunkleosteus, named for the late David Dunkle, a well-known paleontologist, and curator of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, which has some of the best collections of Dunkleosteus in the world.
Characteristics: Dunkleosteus belonged to a group of extinct primitive fish called placoderms.
Measures: 7"x 1.5"
Non toxic and BPA FREE