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Family Istiophoridae (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata

PaleoDB taxon number: 83023

Alternative spelling: Istiophorinae

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

Sister taxon: Xiphiidae

Subtaxa: Hemirhabdorhynchus, Istiophorus, Istiophorus solidus, Makaira, Marlina, Tetrapturus

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore