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Retodus is an extinct genus of prehistoric sarcopterygian or lobe-finned fish from North Africa and Nebraska.These reached lengths of approximately 3.5 m, roughly as much as a larger modern crocodile. However, lived...
Lobe-finned fish (Sarcopterygii)
The largest of these was the 6 metres (20 ft) long Rhizodus.
Rhizodus (Root tooth) is an extinct genus of rhizodont, a branch of the Sarcopterygii, the bony vertebrate clade that also includes tetrapods. It...
The largest placoderm was the 10 metres (33 ft) long Dunkleosteus.
Dunkleosteus is an extinct genus of arthrodire placoderm fish that existed during the Late Devonian period, about 380–360 million years ago. S...
Pachycormidae is an extinct family of ray-finned fish known from Mesozoic deposits from Eurasia and the Americas. They were characterized by having serrated pectoral fins, reduced pelvic fins and a bony rostrum. Certain members of the gr...
Largest known specimens
Gordon Hubbell from Gainesville, Florida possesses an upper anterior megalodon tooth whose maximum height is 184.1 millimetres (7.25 in).In addition, a megalodon jaw reconstruction contains a tooth whose maximum...
An extinct megatoothed shark, C. megalodon is by far the biggest shark known.
This giant shark reached a total length of more than 16 metres (52 ft).C. megalodon may have approached a maximum of 20.3 metres (67 ft) in total length and 1...
The largest eugenedont is Helicoprion at 12 metres (41ft) long
Up until 2013, the only known fossils of this genus on record were their teeth, which were arranged in a "tooth-whorl" strongly reminis...
Alopias grandis may have reached lengths of 13 m (42 ft)
Alopias grandis was an absolutelely enormous iocene thresher shark. Normal thresher sharks have teeth that are around 10 mm long, the teeth of Alopias grandis are stunning 2 inc...
Family of Megalodon and other large sharks
Otodus obliquus may have reached lengths of 12 m (39 ft) and are estimated to have weighed in at 8 tonnes.
The largest known anthracosaur was Anthracosaurus, a predator. It could reach up to 12 feet in length.
Koolasuchus at 16 ft long, but only 1 ft high.
Koolasuchus is an extinct genus of brachyopoid temnospondyl in the family Chigutisauridae. Fossils have been found from Victoria, Australia and date back 120 Ma to the Aptian stag...