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Frill shark

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Frill shark
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Urist likes frill sharks for their needle teeth.

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· Aquatic

Cannot be tamed 
Birth: 3,000 cm3
Mid: 20,000 cm3
Max: 60,000 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 20-30
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 8
Fat 7
Brain 1
Heart 1
Intestines 1
Liver 1
Kidneys 2
Tripe 1
Sweetbread 1
Spleen 1

Raw materials

Skull 1
Skin Raw hide

Wikipedia article

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Note that some content may still need to be updated.

A large eel-like fish found in coastal waters.

Frill sharks are cartilaginous fish that can be found in any ocean biome. They are as large as the average dwarf and provide an average amount of meat when butchered. As fully-sized creatures, they can't be fished by fisherdwarves, but can be caught with a drowning chamber. An infant frill shark is called a frill shark pup.

Being cartilaginous, frill sharks won't give bones if butchered (though they'll still provide a skull).

Some dwarves like frill sharks for their needle teeth and their frilled gill slits

"Frill shark" in other Languages Books-aj.svg aj ashton 01.svg
Dwarven: thîdas taran
Elven: mithidi cequova
Goblin: renus slångo
Human: shessat gorhax
Admired for its needle teeth.