Makaira nigricans Lacépède 1802 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Istiophoriformes - Istiophoridae

Belongs to Makaira according to G. Carnevale and S. J. Godfrey 2118

See also Fierstine 1998, Fierstine 2001 and Monsch 2004

Sister taxa: Makaira indica, Makaira panamensis, Makaira purdyi

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Miocene of Panama (1), United States (1: Virginia)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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