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Unformatted text preview: a. Only when warmer than usual 3. What were the major swimming modes? a. Body axis i. Tuna or eel ii. Pursuit 1. Fast cruising speed iii. Ambush 1. Quick acceleration, maneuverability b. Limbs i. Underwater flight ii. Rowing 4. What were the major feeding styles? a. Pierce I, II i. Sharp teeth b. Cut i. Ridges c. Smash d. Crunch e. Crush f. Tooth shape i. Tooth function ii. Prey preference 1. Depends on robustness of teeth 5. How common were shell-eaters? a. Not very common 6. What was the largest marine reptile? a. Ichthyopterygia...
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- Winter '09
- Ichthyosaur, marine reptiles, Mesozoic marine reptiles, Sauropterygians, Ichthyosaurs