Coelorinchus balushkini Schwarzhans et al. 2017 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Macrouridae

Full reference: W. Schwarzhans, T. Mörs, A. Engelbrecht, M. Reguero, and J. Kriwet. 2017. Before the freeze: otoliths from the Eocene of Seymour Island, Antarctica, reveal dominance of gadiform fishes (Teleostei). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 15(2):147-179

Belongs to Coelorinchus according to W. Schwarzhans et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Coelorinchus coelorhincus, Coelorinchus nordenskjoeldi, Coelorinchus robustus, Coelorinchus stellaris

Type specimen: NRM-PZ P.15976. Its type locality is IAA 1/90, which is in a Ypresian estuary/bay horizon in the La Meseta Formation of Antarctica.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at IAA 1/90

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