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Family Merlucciidae Gill 1884 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Gadiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 133671

Parent taxon: Gadoidei according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Bregmacerotidae, Gadidae, Lotidae, Moridae, Phycidae

Subtaxa: Merluccius, Palaeogadus, Rhinocephalus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore