|Named By:||Agassiz in 1850|
|Time Period:||Late Cretaceous|
|Location:||Europe, including England|
|Size:||About 30 to 35 centimetres long|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Actinopterygii | Polymixiiformes | Polymixiidae ||
Berycopsis is an extinct genus of beardfish from the Cretaceous period. Fossils is known from England.
It was about 35 centimetres (14 in) long and one of the first members of the Acanthopterygii, the group that includes the present day barracuda, swordfish, seahorses, and flatfish. Like its modern relatives, the first fin rays in the dorsal and anal fins were modified into defensive spines, and the pelvic fins were located close to the pectoral fins. Berycopsis was one of the earliest fish known to have these features, which are widespread today.