Sciaena Linnaeus 1758 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acanthuriformes - Sciaenidae

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 J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Danil'chenko 1980, Sepkoski 2002 and Szabo et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Ekokenia, Fisherichthys

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

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Denmark (1 collection), Germany (1), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (1), Hungary (2), United States (1: Louisiana)

• Eocene of Nigeria (2), United States (2: Louisiana)

Total: 11 collections including 13 occurrences

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