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Suborder Chaunacoidei (anglerfish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata

PaleoDB taxon number: 266328

Alternative spelling: Chaunacioidei

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

Sister taxa: Antennarioidei, Antennarius, Brachionichthyidae, Ceratioidei, Dibranchus, Lophioidei, Ogcocephaloidei, Ogcocephalus

Subtaxa: Chaunacidae

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore