Merluccius abreviatus Nolf and Brzobohaty 2002 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Merlucciidae

Full reference: D. Nolf and R. Brzobohaty. 2002. Otolithes de poissons du paléocanyon de saubrigues (chattien à langhien), aquitaine méridionale, France. Revue de Micropaléontologie 45(4):261-296

Belongs to Merluccius according to D. Nolf and R. Brzobohaty 2002

Sister taxa: Merluccius athanasiui, Merluccius attenuatus, Merluccius balticus, Merluccius bilinearis, Merluccius emarginatus, Merluccius fimbriatus, Merluccius inferus, Merluccius lednevi, Merluccius macroactus, Merluccius merluccius, Merluccius miocenicus, Merluccius obtusus, Merluccius ovalis, Merluccius productus, Merluccius pukeuriensis, Merluccius rattazzii, Merluccius romanicus, Merluccius vulgaris

Type specimen: Its type locality is Saubriges Paleocanyon, Chattian, which is in a Chattian marine horizon in France

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Saubriges Paleocanyon, Chattian

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