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Order Istiophoriformes (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata

PaleoDB taxon number: 266139

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

Sister taxa: Carangiformes, Centropomidae, Menidae, Pleuronectiformes, Polynemidae, Sphyraenidae, Toxotidae

Subtaxa: Istiophoridae, Xiphiidae

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore