Liopleurodon V.S. Mosasaurus
Godzilla

AOL

#21 Nov 27, 2010
I was saying that even though Lio has Bigger jaws and larger than Moasaur Moa would still win
EpicWeedle

Southampton, UK

#22 Nov 28, 2010
Liopleurodon having bigger jaws and being bigger? Doubt that. The largest Liopleurodon skull is about 1.26m long, from a 6.3m animal.
Mosasaurus is supposedly over twice as long. A 15m Liopleurodon would, in theory, be about 2.4 times longer than the largest know Liopleurodon, 5.7 times stronger and 13.5 times larger. Now i know that Mosasaurus =/= Liopleurodon, but even so, those figures say it all really.
Diloto

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

#23 Dec 12, 2010
But Ernst Udet is right and you guys have known nothing,Liopleurodon weight around 100 tons and the largest skull alone is 10.5 meters,how do you explain this when you said a Liopleurodon is 7 meters,they eat Leedsichthys the largest fish ever,and they don't call it the largest for nothing

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#24 Dec 12, 2010
I take it you ignored my response to this on the other thread?
Liopleurodon, going by the largest known skull (1.26m) would be LESS than 7m long IN TOTAL, and would probally weigh a tonne.
A 10.5m skull would come from a 52.5m Liopleurodon that would weigh WELL over 200t, i would expect.
And Leedsicthys isnt the largets fish ever. The thing was only about 10m long.
And on top of that, there isnt any evidence Lio actually hunted it, althoughi suspect it probally did.
Diloto

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

#25 Dec 12, 2010
So what's the largest fish ever anyway
Diloto

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

#28 Dec 14, 2010
The head is more than 1/3 it's entire length so the head of 10.5 m can come from a 31 m Liopleurodon,a Megalodon that is 50 feet(around 16 m weight 55 tons then double it's size(length 32 m then the weight is 110 tons),see,I said Liopleurodon was around 100 tons but since this guy was the largest it should be 108 tons(32m>31m so I decreased the weight a little bit)
mattking

Brandon, Canada

#29 Dec 14, 2010
Diloto wrote:
So what's the largest fish ever anyway
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Largest_organism...
EpicWeedle

Cockermouth, UK

#30 Dec 15, 2010
So i posted that Carcharocles megalodon is the largest fish ever FOUR TIMES and NONE of the posts have stayed? Stupid topix.
Pliosaurs generally have skulls 1/5 their body length. 10.5 x 5 = 52.5

And THERE IS NO 10.5M LIOPLEURODON SKULL. The LARGEST Lioplaeurodon skull is 1.26m and comes from an animal LESS THAN 7m long.
Diloto

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

#31 Dec 15, 2010
mattking wrote:
Your link just proved that Leedsichthys was the largest,look carefully in the bony fish part
Diloto

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

#32 Dec 15, 2010
Oh,I had mistaken,look in this link:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liopleurodon
In the size part when they talk about the largest skull,and then concluded that the specimen was around 10.5 meters,I read too fast and thought that the skull was 10.5 meters,and then I watched Walking With Dinosaurs,the Liopleurodon hunted the Dinosaur,the skull was huge then I thought Liopleurodon was very large,sorry for the silly argue above
Diloto

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

#33 Dec 15, 2010
EpicWeedle wrote:
So i posted that Carcharocles megalodon is the largest fish ever FOUR TIMES and NONE of the posts have stayed? Stupid topix.
Pliosaurs generally have skulls 1/5 their body length. 10.5 x 5 = 52.5
And THERE IS NO 10.5M LIOPLEURODON SKULL. The LARGEST Lioplaeurodon skull is 1.26m and comes from an animal LESS THAN 7m long.
Look in this link:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liopleurodon
The Leedsichthys was bigger than Megalodon
Diloto

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

#34 Dec 15, 2010
Spinodontosaurus wrote:
I take it you ignored my response to this on the other thread?
Liopleurodon, going by the largest known skull (1.26m) would be LESS than 7m long IN TOTAL, and would probally weigh a tonne.
A 10.5m skull would come from a 52.5m Liopleurodon that would weigh WELL over 200t, i would expect.
And Leedsicthys isnt the largets fish ever. The thing was only about 10m long.
And on top of that, there isnt any evidence Lio actually hunted it, althoughi suspect it probally did.
but even if it's 10 m long,It would weight 4 tons
ted

Poitiers, France

#36 Dec 15, 2010
Diloto wrote:
<quoted text>
but even if it's 10 m long,It would weight 4 tons
Liopleurodon was the size of a large orca yeah. But whale-sized pliosaurs similar to Liopleurodob really lived.
Altanative Baryonyx

Milan, Italy

#38 Dec 15, 2010
@DILOTO
SOmetimes wiki is not updated. Im a wikipedian, so ill fix dat

Bdw, all palaeontologists now agree dat leedsichthys isnt as sea monstas portraied it. Bbc made made some mistakes n modeled its animals accordin 2 old theories which turned out 2 be wrong in (not dat) recent years
Darren naish, a very knowleadgeable palaeontologists wrote bout it here
http://scienceblogs.com/tetrapodzoology/2009/...

I wrote some posts bout carcharocles size: please read dem carefully :)
http://www.topix.com/forum/science/dinosaurs/...
http://www.topix.com/forum/science/dinosaurs/...
http://www.topix.com/forum/science/dinosaurs/...
http://www.topix.com/forum/science/dinosaurs/...
http://www.topix.com/forum/science/dinosaurs/...

N here u can see UF 237956 from gatun formation, late miocene, panama
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons...
:)
mattking

Brandon, Canada

#39 Dec 16, 2010
Diloto wrote:
<quoted text>
Your link just proved that Leedsichthys was the largest,look carefully in the bony fish part
Well if your going to act like that then shut up! I was giving you a link for info you are asking for, have some respect!
mattking

Brandon, Canada

#40 Dec 16, 2010
Diloto wrote:
<quoted text>
Your link just proved that Leedsichthys was the largest,look carefully in the bony fish part
oh sorry, never mind I toke it the wrong way.(I think?)
Silver

Salt Lake City, UT

#41 Mar 21, 2011
No, Liopluerodon was twice the size of Mosasaurus. It would kick butt.
Razor Jaws

Sarasota, FL

#42 Mar 21, 2011
Actually, Lio was only about 43 feet long, not 82. So it turns out the mosasaur was actually LARGER than lio. But if lio gets his INCREDIBLY powerful jaws around mosa, its GAME OVER. But if mosa ambushed and bight off a flipper, it would be very hard for lio to get away. So i would saw 50/50.

Since: Sep 10

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#43 Mar 21, 2011
Actually liopleurodon was only slightly larger than a large killer whale, maybe 35 feet long.
THE GREAT PANDO

San Francisco, CA

#44 Mar 21, 2011
ACTUALLY(FOR THE 3RD FRIKIN TIME), it was ~25 ft long, weighing perhaps 3-4 tonnes. A really large one could weigh ~40 feet, maybe, but ALL OF THE SPECIMENS WE FIND ARE LIKELY AVERAGE. Mosasaurus is what, 50 ft? Mosasaurus could just swim around to find an opening and bite. Mosasaurs are probably much faster than Pliosaurs,'specially if the Mosa gets to bite off a flipper. They said Predator X had a 16 ton bite, no? But Lio is much, much, much, much, MUCH smaller. I doubt it had a ridiculously powerful bite as you seem to be implying. Mosasaurus is fast enough to kill Lio slowly via blood loss, but Lio's jaws don't seem to be able to do that very well.

Methinks 75/25 Mosa.

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