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Hybodus (meaning "Humped tooth") was a shark that appeared at the end of the Permian period and died out during Cretaceous period.

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Hybodus was successful during Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods.

Hybodus was about 6.6 feet or 2 metres long and shaped like modern sharks. It had two different kind of teeth in it's mouth and a bony spike on its dorsal fin. It probably used the spike for self-defense.

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