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Sciaena Linnaeus 1758 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Sciaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36181

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Sciaenidae according to M. Szabo et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Aplodinotus, Argyrosomus, Atractoscion, Corvina, Cynoscion, Equetus, Fisherichthys, Genyonemus, Jefitchia, Larimus, Leiostomus, Lompochites, Lompoquia, Micropogonias, Platacodon, Pogonias, Pristipoma, Protosciaena, Pseudoumbrina, Sciaenops, Trewasciaena, Umbrina

Subtaxa: Sciaena bathytatos, Sciaena impropria, Sciaena knyrkoi, Sciaena pimenovae, Sciaena simplex

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore