Gyrosteus

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Gyrosteus
Temporal range: Toarcian
Gyrosteus NT.jpg
Reconstruction of Gyrosteus mirabilis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Acipenseriformes
Family: Chondrosteidae
Genus: Gyrosteus
Agassiz, 1843
Species: G. mirabilis
Binomial name
Gyrosteus mirabilis
Agassiz, 1843

Gyrosteus mirabilis is an extinct ray-finned fish that lived during the Jurassic. It was found near Whitby, United Kingdom and was about 5 m (17 ft) long.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gyrosteus". Paleobiology Database. Retrieved March 16, 2012.