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Istiophorus Lacépède 1802 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Istiophoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36055

Synonym: Encheiziphius Rutimeyer 1857 (taxon 143576)

Parent taxon: Istiophoridae according to G. Carnevale and S. J. Godfrey 2118

Sister taxa: Hemirhabdorhynchus, Makaira, Marlina, Tetrapturus

Subtaxa: Encheiziphius teretirostris, Istiophorus calvertensis, Istiophorus platypterus

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore