Lepidotes (SciiFii)
The Common psudeocarp (Lepidotes modernus) is a species of semionotid neopterygian ray-finned fish that originally lived from the Jurassic period (Toarcian age) and Early Cretaceous in what is now Africa, Europe, and Brazil, as many extinct species of Lepidotes, and was once extinct, but has since been brought back from extinction by SciiFii and introduced to the modern lakes and rivers across South America, Eurasia, and Africa to help boost biodiversity. The common psudeocarp was originally one of the earliest fish in which the upper jawbones were no longer attached to the jugal bone. This allows the jaws to be stretched into a 'tube' so that the fish can suck in prey from a greater distance than in previous species. This system is seen in some native modern fish such as carp. Depending on a subspecies of common psudeocarp, it can grow to be around 2.46 feet (75 centimeters) to around 3.3 feet (1 meter) long, based on the sizes of the extinct original species. The batteries of peg-like teeth enable the common psudeocarp to crush the shells of its molluscan prey. The conservation status of the common psudeocarp is Least Concern due to successful conservation efforts and the common psudeocarp's wide range.
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