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Istiophorus Lacépède 1802 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Istiophoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36055

Alternative spelling: Histiophorus

Synonym: Encheiziphius Rutimeyer 1857 (taxon 143576)

Parent taxon: Istiophoridae according to G. Carnevale and S. J. Godfrey 2018

Sister taxa: Hemirhabdorhynchus, Istiophorus solidus, Makaira, Marlina, Tetrapturus

Subtaxa: Encheiziphius teretirostris, Istiophorus antiquus, Istiophorus calvertensis, Istiophorus homalorhamphus, Istiophorus parvulus, Istiophorus platypterus, Istiophorus robustus

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore