MiCRODON - Largetooth sawfish
“Ripples barely touch the surface of this murky waterway as a huge shadow moves along the floor. Using her massive saw to scuttle DESTRUCTOR from his hiding place, MiCRODON’s Saw Attack leaves little in its wake. She has crossed the Ocean to be here for the warmer months, as one of her weaknesses is a rapid drop in water temperature. She has entered this River via a tributary from the Coast, and is on the hunt for her prey...”
Common name: Largetooth sawfish
Taxonomy: Pristis microdon
Level: Carn | Form: Defend | Status: Infrequent | BiOME: River + Coast
With a spiky weapon attached to the front of her face, MiCRODON uses her Saw Attack to slash at groups of fish that try to hurry past her, or to stir up dense soil underwater to find hidden feasts. Her saw (also known as ‘rostrum’) can be 20-30% as long as her body, and has 14-24 teeth running equally along the sides.
MiCRODON has an amazing ability to swim long distances, with a distribution area around the globe of more than 7 million square kilometres! Being able to traverse large areas is helped by his ability to survive in both fresh- and salt-water.
If caught in a tight spot, or suddenly confronted with a threat, MiCRODON can exit rapidly by using her amazing Reverse power to swim backwards!
When moving upriver, MiCRODON will sometimes come across a waterfall or rapid that is in his way. Using his Scale power, he puts his pectoral fins to use in order to climb up the obstacle or, if climbing isn’t possible, he will jump - sometimes more than two times his body length!
Whilst she can happily survive in waters ranging from around 24 - 32 degrees Celsius, MiCRODON is in trouble if the temperature plummets. Any water that falls below 19 degrees will kill her, meaning use of her Endurance Superpower can be lifesaving!
If up against STONi in a Clash, MiCRODON automatically loses to this fearless predator.
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