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(meaning "double tooth") is a genus of prehistoric fish
Fish are a paraphyletic group of organisms that consist of all gill-bearing aquatic vertebrate animals that lack limbs with digits. Included in this definition are the living hagfish, lampreys, and cartilaginous and bony fish, as well as various extinct related groups...
that was described by Louis Agassiz
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz was a Swiss paleontologist, glaciologist, geologist and a prominent innovator in the study of the Earth's natural history. He grew up in Switzerland and became a professor of natural history at University of Neuchâtel...
in 1844. Fossils range from (species unknown) to (B. longirostris
- Belonostomus acutus
- Belonostomus carinatus
- Belonostomus crassirostris
- Belonostomus indicus
- Belonostomus longirostris
- Belonostomus münsteri
- Belonostomus tenuirostris