†suborder Esocoidea Bleeker 1859 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Salmoniformes

Parent taxon: Salmoniformes according to J. Peng et al. 2001

See also Grande 1999

Sister taxa: Barcarenichthys, Casieroides, Chardonius, Cimolichthyoidei, Eosalmo, Gharbouria, Ginsburgia, Goudkoffia, Helgolandichthys, Hucho, Myctophoidei, Natlandia, Prosopium, Pseudoleptolepis, Salmonidae, Salmoniformorum, Smilodonichthys, Thaumaturus, Thymallus, Umbra

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (22: Alberta collections)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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