Category: Water

Dino Dossier: Oncorhynchus – Sabertooth Salmon

Common Name  Sabertooth Salmon Species Oncorhynchus Grexlamia Time Miocene – Mid Pleistocene Diet Carnivore Temperament Evasive, Aggressive when attacked Domestication Tameable No Rideable No Wild: Fairly unremarkable by the Island’s standards, Oncorhynchus Grexlamia is a generally passive fish. Far smaller than a human, its main form of protection is swimming in a large school. Oncorhynchus does […]

Dino Dossier: Leedsichthys

Common Name Leedsichthys Species Leedsichthys conviviumbrosia Time Mid-Jurassic Diet Piscivore Temperament Defensive Domestication Tameable No Wild: Leedsichthys conviviumbrosia is probably the largest fish in the waters around the island. Its meat is also extremely succulent, a surprise given its size. It is often traded with the same value as Prime Meat, and colloquially called ‘Prime Fish’. […]

Dino Dossier: Diplocaulus

Common Name: Diplocaulus Species: Diplocaulus Natatorianutrix Time: Permian Diet: Piscivorous Temperament: Skittish Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: No Command:   Wild: Presiding almost solely within the island’s swamps, Diplocaulus Natatorinutrix is a small amphibian that primarily eats minor fish. It rounds out what I consider the middle-bottom of the ecosystem, feeding on the tinier non-insect creatures […]

Dino Dossier: Cnidaria

Common Name: Cnidaria Species: Cnidaria omnimorph Time: Cambrian – Holocene Diet: Carnivore Temperament: Passive, but aggressive at close range Domestication Tameable: No Rideable: No Wild: Cnidaria omnimorph is another example of a creature which should not exist. It has traits that seem to come from many types of jellyfish. It posses the size and shape of […]

Dino Dossier: Angler

Common Name: Angler Species: Melanocetus Anglerpescum Time: Early Cretaceous – Holocene Diet: Carnivore Temperament: Aggressive to small fry, otherwise skittish! Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: Yes Wild: Whether its size is caused by adaptation to the island’s other inhabitants, or by cross-breeding with another larger species, Melanocetus Anglerpescum is the largest form of Anglerfish I’ve ever heard […]

Dino Dossier Manta

Common Name: Manta Species: Manta Mobula Time: Early Oligocene – Holocene Diet: Carnivore Temperament: Defensive Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: Yes Saddle: No   Wild: Here is another example of a creature that seems to have evolved beyond its historical traits. Everything points to this being a saltwater ray, but Manta Mobula has developed the ability to […]

Dino Dossier: Kairuku

Common Name: Kairuku Species: Kairuku Waitaki Time: Late Paleocene Diet: Piscivorous Temperament: Friendly Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: No Wild: Kairuku Waitaki is an amazingly docile and friendly creature, everything but fish. Honestly, I’m not quite sure how Kairuku manages to stay populated across the island’s colder climes, with the many predators stalking these frozen lands. Domesticated: […]

Dino Dossier: Hesperornis

Common Name: Hesperornis Species: Hesperornis Avenatantes Time: Late Cretaceous Diet: Piscivorous Temperament: Flippant Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: Unknown Wild: Appearing as something of a half-duck-half-dinosaur, Hesperornis is a medium-sized fish-eating bird, common in the rivers and lakes os the island. It would be about two-thirds the height of a human, if it stood tall, but it […]

Dino Dossier: Beelzebufo (Frog)

Common Name: Beelzebufo Species: Beelzebufo Palucocus Time: Late Cretaceous Diet: Carnivore Temperament: Languorous Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: Yes Wild: Beelzebufo Palucocus is the largest frog I’ve ever seen. Almost impossibly large, it can actually fit a full grown human adult on its back, though just barely. This is a dangerous prospect, though, as secretions from Beelzebufo’s […]

Dino Dossier: Tusoteuthis

Common Name: Tusoteuthis Species: Tusoteuthis Vampyrus Time: Cretaceous Diet: Carnivore Temperament: Aggressive Domestication Tameable: Yes Rideable: Unknown Wild: Tusoteuthis Vampyrus is a very aggressive water predator. Approximately 30 feet long, Tusoteuthis is a terror of the deep. Once it grabs its prey, it slowly crushes it into submission while using the talons on its tentacles to […]

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