Boreaspis

Name: Boreaspis Boreaspis‭ (‬Boreas shield‭)‬.
Phonetic: Bor-e-asp-is.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Osteostraci,‭ ‬Benneviaspidida.
Diet: Detritvore‭?
Size: Around‭ ‬13‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: Spitsbergen.
Time period: Early Devonian.
Fossil representation: Many individuals.

       Boreaspis is a jawless fish genus noted for having a triangular head shield formed from an elongated snout and two pointed extensions that protruded from the base to the sides.‭ ‬These would have increased hydrodynamic efficiency while‭ ‬the snout could also be used to stir up sediment.



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