Enchodus


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En´cho`dus


n.1.(Paleon.) A genus of extinct Cretaceous fishes; - so named from their spear-shaped teeth. They were allied to the pike (Esox).
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Esta asociacion se compone fundamentalmente de restos de selaceos del orden de los Lamniformes, teleosteos del genero Enchodus y un unico diente mal preservado de un batoideo tentativamente asignado a cf.
Other marine vertebrates typically found in association with plesiosaurs include marine turtles (Whetstone, 1977; Kear, 2003) and various fishes, such as Enchodus, Coelodus, Oseroides, and Hoplopteryx (Ekrt et al.