Merluccius ovalis Ciobanu 1977 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Merlucciidae

Full reference: M. Ciobanu. 1977. Fauna Fosila din Oligocenul de la Piatra Neamt. 1-159

Belongs to Merluccius according to M. Ciobanu 1977

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cozla (Piatra Neamt), which is in a Rupelian marine shale in Romania

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Cozla (Piatra Neamt)

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