8 thoughts on “ Megalodon

  1. Megalodon, member of an extinct species of megatooth shark (Otodontidae) considered to be the largest shark, and the largest fish, that ever lived. Fossils attributed to megalodon dating from the early Miocene to the end of the Pliocene have been found in tropical and temperate marine environments worldwide.
  2. Aug 13,  · Directed by James Thomas. With Michael Madsen, Caroline Harris, Ego Mikitas, Aimee Stolte. A military vessel on the search for an unidentified submersible finds themselves face to face with a giant shark, forced to use only what they have on board to defend themselves from the monstrous beast/10(K).
  3. Carcharocles megalodon was once the most fearsome predator to reign the seas. This ancient shark lived roughly 23 to million years ago in nearly every corner of the ocean. Roughly up to 3 times the length of a modern-day great white shark, it is the largest shark to have ever lived.
  4. Megalodon may be extinct, but it’s still with us, appearing in books, movies, cartoons and video games, and on stamps and jewelry. Thomas Jefferson was an avid fossil hunter and owned a Megalodon tooth. Though they are top marine predators, modern sharks are in population decline due to overfishing and environmental changes.
  5. Most reconstructions show megalodon looking like an enormous great white shark. This is now believed to be incorrect. O. megalodon likely had a much shorter nose, or rostrum, when compared with the great white, with a flatter, almost squashed jaw. Like the blue shark, it also had extra-long pectoral fins to support its weight and size.
  6. Aug 05,  · The idea that Megalodon could still be roaming the ocean is a complete and total myth. Here’s what I don’t get, Discovery: Megalodons were real, incredible, fascinating sharks.
  7. Sep 03,  · The true size of a gigantic prehistoric megalodon shark that ruled the oceans millions of years ago has been revealed for the first time -- and it had teeth as big as hands, and a fin as tall as a.
  8. Sep 10,  · Megalodon. Estimated to be the largest macropredatory shark known to have existed, only their total length has ever been calculated, based on estimates from the great white until esgoswellziboogon.adivalunucroylobalfaforbwilne.co: Melissa Cristina Márquez.

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