Rolfosteus canningensis is an extinct species of arthrodire placoderm from the late Devonian of the Gogo Formation of Western Australia. The 15 cm (6 in) long creature had tough plating on the front of its body. Like other arthrodires such as Coccosteus and the giant Dunkleosteus it had sharp, bony plates in its mouth which formed a turtle-like beak for cutting prey to pieces. Rolfosteus's most unusual feature was its highly elongated snout, which may have been used to enhance its sense of smell, as well as increase its hydrodynamic streamlining.

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  • Rolfosteus canningensis es una especie extinta de pez placodermo artrodiro que vivieron durante el Devónico Superior y cuyos fósiles provienen de la formación Gogo de Australia Occidental. Este pez medía 15 cm de longitud y tenía placas duras en la parte frontal de su cuerpo. Al igual que otros artrodiros, como Coccosteus y Dunkleosteus, tenía en su boca placas dentarias que se desgastaban por el roce y se afilaban para poder cortar a sus presas en pedazos. La característica más inusual de este pez fue su hocico alargado de 7 centímetros. Su hocico pudo haber mejorado su sentido del olfato, o pudo ser un recurso hidrodinámico. (es)
  • Il rolfosteo (Rolfosteus canningensis) è un pesce estinto, appartenente ai placodermi. Visse nel Devoniano superiore (circa 350 milioni di anni fa) e i suoi resti sono stati ritrovati in Australia, nella formazione Gogo. (it)
  • Rolfosteus canningensis is an extinct species of arthrodire placoderm from the late Devonian of the Gogo Formation of Western Australia. The 15 cm (6 in) long creature had tough plating on the front of its body. Like other arthrodires such as Coccosteus and the giant Dunkleosteus it had sharp, bony plates in its mouth which formed a turtle-like beak for cutting prey to pieces. Rolfosteus's most unusual feature was its highly elongated snout, which may have been used to enhance its sense of smell, as well as increase its hydrodynamic streamlining. (en)
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  • Il rolfosteo (Rolfosteus canningensis) è un pesce estinto, appartenente ai placodermi. Visse nel Devoniano superiore (circa 350 milioni di anni fa) e i suoi resti sono stati ritrovati in Australia, nella formazione Gogo. (it)
  • Rolfosteus canningensis is an extinct species of arthrodire placoderm from the late Devonian of the Gogo Formation of Western Australia. The 15 cm (6 in) long creature had tough plating on the front of its body. Like other arthrodires such as Coccosteus and the giant Dunkleosteus it had sharp, bony plates in its mouth which formed a turtle-like beak for cutting prey to pieces. Rolfosteus's most unusual feature was its highly elongated snout, which may have been used to enhance its sense of smell, as well as increase its hydrodynamic streamlining. (en)
  • Rolfosteus canningensis es una especie extinta de pez placodermo artrodiro que vivieron durante el Devónico Superior y cuyos fósiles provienen de la formación Gogo de Australia Occidental. Este pez medía 15 cm de longitud y tenía placas duras en la parte frontal de su cuerpo. Al igual que otros artrodiros, como Coccosteus y Dunkleosteus, tenía en su boca placas dentarias que se desgastaban por el roce y se afilaban para poder cortar a sus presas en pedazos. (es)
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