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Family Phosichthyidae (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Teleostei

PaleoDB taxon number: 265828

Alternative spelling: Photichthyidae

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

Sister taxa: Argyripnus, Danaphos, Diplophidae, Gonostomatidae, Ichthyococcus, Idrissia, Ohuus, Paravinciguerria, Photichthys, Polymetme, Praewoodsia, Sahelinia, Sternoptychidae, Sternoptyx, Stomiidae

Subtaxa: Vinciguerria

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore