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n.1.(Paleon.) A genus of extinct Cretaceous fishes; - so named from their spear-shaped teeth. They were allied to the pike (Esox).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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., 2001).