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Subfamily Thunnidae Starks 1910 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata

PaleoDB taxon number: 352713

Full reference: E. C. Starks. 1910. The Osteology and mutual relationships of the fishes belonging to the Family Scombridae. Journal of Morphology 21(1):77-99

Parent taxon: Scombriformes according to D. S. Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: Ariommatidae, Bramidae, Caristiidae, Centrolophidae, Chiasmodontidae, Icosteidae, Nomeidae, Pomatomidae, Scombridae, Scombroidei, Scombrolabracidae, Stromateidae, Trichiuridae

Subtaxa: Pinulothunnus

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore