The answer to this riddle is a "Top 9 List" and you have to figure out which one. For example, it could be the top 9 longest rivers in the world, or the top 9 largest non-extinct land animals, etc.
Each of the nine lines below hints at one object. They are actual objects (not concepts or ideas).
The riddle is very literal.
My first is part of most tsunamis.
My second is scattered in mastodon remains.
A venomous snake hides my third.
You see my fourth in a jumpy biter.
Maulers and smashers show my fifth.
An imperfect fury reveals my sixth.
A vile spiritualist divulges my seventh.
My eighth is spotted in Pithecanthropus fossils.
Oxygen desaturation tells you my ninth.
Together, in the specified order, what "Top 9 List" am I?