The body of Ophthalmosaurus icenicus was
The body outline is known from other ichthyosaurs so we know it had a similar body shape, just like whales and dolphins.
Ophthalmosaurus icenicus had large broad fore-paddles used for steering and manoeuvering.
All ichthyosaurs were totally sea-going; it is known from some fossils that all ichthyosaurs gave birth to live young in the water.
Ophthalmosaurus icenicus swam in a fish-like manner using its powerful tail for propulsion at between 2.5 and 1.0 metres per second.