Sciaena simplex Frost 1926 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acanthuriformes - Sciaenidae

Full reference: G. A. Frost. 1926. Teleost Otoliths. Eocene Fishes from Nigeria 83-86

Belongs to Sciaena according to G. A. Frost 1926

Sister taxa: Sciaena bathytatos, Sciaena impropria, Sciaena knyrkoi, Sciaena pimenovae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Ameki, SE of, which is in a Bartonian deep-water horizon in the Ameki Formation of Nigeria

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Nigeria (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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