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Karkarodons were an aggressive, aquatic species that hailed from the planet Karkaris. Some, like Riff Tamson, supported the Confederacy of Independent Systems during the Clone Wars.

Biology and appearance[]

The webbed hand of a Karkarodon

The amphibious Karkarodons had tall, slim bodies with webbed hands and feet. Their shark-like heads had pointed noses, gill slits, and many rows of razor-sharp teeth, which they used when attacking and eating. Karkarodons were skilled and fast swimmers, with Separatist Droid Army commander Riff Tamson being able to keep up with a Republic OMS Devilfish sub. They attacked by grabbing the target and used their jaws for ripping and tearing.

History[]

In 21 BBY, during the Clone Wars, Separatist Commander Riff Tamson led the Confederacy during the Battle of Mon Cala. During the attempted execution of Lee-Char, three Karkarodon enforcers served as the would be executioners.

Later, another Karkarodon was imprisoned in the Republic Judiciary Central Detention Center, and provoked Rako Hardeen, (Obi-Wan Kenobi in disguise) getting his hand stabbed with a fork as a result.

Behind the scenes[]

Carcharodon is the name of the genus that includes the great white shark, and the species themselves are based on sharks.[2]

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