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Family Melanocetidae (anglerfish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata

PaleoDB taxon number: 266335

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

Sister taxa: Caulophyrnidae, Centrophrynidae, Ceratiidae, Diceratiidae, Gigantactinidae, Himantolophidae, Linophrynidae, Neoceratiidae, Oneirodidae, Thaumatichthidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore