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Family Xiphiidae Swainson 1839 (sword fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata

PaleoDB taxon number: 81585

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

Sister taxon: Istiophoridae

Subtaxa: Xiphiinae, Xiphiorhynchinae

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore