Articles related to marine reptiles
The 10 Deadliest Marine Reptiles - Dinosaurs - About.com
Until the K/T Extinction, 65 million years ago, the deadliest creatures in the sea weren't sharks, but marine reptiles like pliosaurs, plesiosaurs and mosasaurs.
A Complete, A to Z List of Marine Reptiles - Dinosaurs - About.com
They weren't technically dinosaurs, but these sleek plesiosaurs and pliosaurs, ichthyosaurs and mosasaurs, as well as other marine reptiles, filled the lakes, ...
The Classification of Marine Reptiles - Dinosaurs - About.com
How do paleontologists classify long-extinct marine reptiles? Here's a guide to the major orders and suborders of plesiosaurs, pliosaurs, ichthyosaurs and ...
Ichthyosaurus - About.com Marine Reptiles
A remarkably fish-like marine reptile of the early Jurassic period.
Mosasaurs - The Marine Reptiles of the Late Cretaceous Period
The marine reptiles known as mosasaurs were sleek, vicious, and fast, which made them the terrors of the late Cretaceous seas. Here's everything you need to ...
Liopleurodon - About.com Marine Reptiles
Despite its bulk, this marine reptile was likely able to propel itself quickly and smoothly through the water with its four powerful flippers, holding its mouth open to ...
Hovasaurus - About.com Marine Reptiles - Dinosaurs
No sooner had the first prehistoric amphibians evolved into the first true reptiles than some of these "advanced" creatures returned to a marine lifestyle.
Plesiosaurs and Pliosaurs - The "Sea Serpents"
Plesiosaurs (Greek for "almost lizards") were large, long-necked, four-flippered marine reptiles that paddled their way through the oceans, lakes, rivers and ...
Askeptosaurus - About.com Marine Reptiles
An eel-like marine reptile of the middle Triassic period.
Mosasaurus - About.com Marine Reptiles - Dinosaurs
The first prehistoric marine reptile ever to receive a name.