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Family Scorpaenidae Risso 1827 (perch-like fish)

Osteichthyes - Perciformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 65850

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

Sister taxa: Peristediidae, Sebastidae, Setarchidae, Synanceiidae, Tetrarogidae

Subtaxa: Rhomarchus, Scorpaena, Scorpaenoides, Sebastavus, Sebastodes

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore