Family Sebastidae (perch-like fish)

Actinopteri - Perciformes - Sebastidae

Alternative spelling: Sebastinae

Parent taxon: Scorpaenoidei according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

See also Fierstine et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Peristediidae, Scorpaenidae, Scorpaenoideorum, Setarchidae, Synanceiidae, Tetrarogidae

Subtaxa: Sebastavus Sebastes Sebastinus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: California collection)

• Pliocene of United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Japan (1), United States (1: California)

• Oligocene of Germany (1)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 8 collections including 13 occurrences

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