Classification: Fish

Xiphactinus (Fauna Casts)

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Before there was Jaws, before there was The Meg, there was Xiphactinus.

Although sharks have been a constant nightmare in many pop culture’s films and stories, these fishes were not the only ones that have the reputation of being ferocious, and definitely not the largest. There were other, less known nightmarish fishes that hunted the prehistoric oceans, one of them is Xiphactinus, the subject of today’s review. 

In the late Cretaceous, a vast inland sea once bisected what we know today as North and South America.

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