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meaning: "Spear tooth"
Named By: Louis Agazziz in 1835
Time Period: Late Cretaceous-Eocene
Location: Worldwide
Size: 1.5 meters long, fangs can reach to over six centimetres long on the largest species, E. petrosus. Other species smaller, as much as just a few centimetres long
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Huge number of fossils. Usually the teeth are the most common fossils, but skulls and partial post cranial remains are also known
Classification: | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Neopterygii | Salmoniformes | Enchodontoidei | Enchodontidae |
Also known as: | Esox lewesiensis | Eurypholis longidens | Eurypholis major | Tetheodus |

Enchodus is an extinct genus of Actinopterygii-ray-finned fish. It flourished during the Upper Cretaceous. Enchodus survived the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event and persisted at least into the Eocene.

Read more about Enchodus at Wikipedia
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