Merluccius athanasiui Pauca 1929 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Merlucciidae

Full reference: M. Pauca. 1929. Vorläufige mitteilung über eine fossile fischfauna aus den Oligozänschiefern von Sulanesti, Muscel. Academia Romana 12(4-5):26-34

Belongs to Merluccius according to M. Pauca 1929

Sister taxa: Merluccius bilinearis, Merluccius inferus, Merluccius lednevi, Merluccius macroactus, Merluccius merluccius, Merluccius ovalis, Merluccius productus, Merluccius pukeuriensis, Merluccius rattazzii

Type specimen: Its type locality is Suslanesti, which is in a Rupelian marine slate in Romania

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Suslanesti

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