Also known as Porcus, Orcus.

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  • Greek Greek (culture)
  • Aquatic Aquatic (attribute)
  • Deadly Deadly (behaviour)

A enormous fish creature born from Gaia and Typhon. Some sources say that he was born from Pontus and Terra. He had the body of a fish but the head of a boar with tusks. He was the consort of Ceto who was the grandmother of the Dragon of Ladon and Prometheus. This beast was responsible for the many deaths at sea.

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