sharkeytrike

PALEO-PREDATORY COMPETITION

Devonian Extinction
by ~SharkeyTrike  |  Steve White [UK]

  • The giant armored fish, Dunkleosteus, has just made a kill.
  • It is being mobbed by a number of early shark:
    several Cladoselache; a male ‘anvil shark’, Stethacanthus;
    and, lower left, Ctenacanthus.
  • In the foreground a trio of the trilobite, Huntonia, forages through a reef of horn corals, brachiopods and sponges.