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Named By: Matt Friedman, Kenshu Shimada, Larry D. Martin, Michael J. Everhart, Jeff Liston, Anthony Maltese & Michael Triebold in 2010
Time Period: Cretaceous
Location: England. Japan - Mikasa Formation. USA, Colorado - Carlile Shale
Size: R. purgatoirensis about 2 - 2.7 meters long. R. uyenoi. about 3.4-4.5 meters long
Diet: Filter feeder
Fossil(s): Partial remains of several individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Pachycormiformes | Pachycormidae |

Rhinconichthys is an extinct genus of bony fish which existed during the upper Cretaceous period.

Along with its close cousins the great-white-shark-sized or larger Bonnerichthys and the immense Leedsichthys, Rhinconichthys forms a line of giant filter-feeding bony pachycormid fish that swam the Jurassic and Cretaceous seas for over 100 million years.

Read more about Rhinconichthys at Wikipedia
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