Graphics for a mini-documentary on the evolution and ecological niches occupied by large ocean filter-feeders, currently in production for 2022.
Leedsichthys problematicus with Hybodus sharks. The filter-feeding Leedsichthys is about 20m long, the Hybodus around 7m in length. Late Jurassic, around 165 Ma.
Mortuneria seymourensis uses its needle-like teeth to sift invertebrates from the seabed. Late Cretaceous, around 70 Ma.
Parapuzozia daubreei (ammonite), with a shell diameter of around 2m. Late Cretaceous, around 80 Ma.