Acanthopterygii

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Acanthopterygii, superorder Acanthopterygii

Definition

  • teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony rays

Synonyms

  • Acanthopterygii
  • superorder Acanthopterygii

Hypernyms

  • animal order: the order of animals

Member holonyms

  • Teleostei, subclass Teleostei: large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species

Member meronyms

  • Berycomorphi, order Berycomorphi: an order of spiny-finned fish in the superorder Acanthopterygii
  • Zeomorphi, order Zeomorphi: dories
  • Pediculati, order Pediculati: anglers and batfishes; spiny-finned marine fishes having pectoral fins at the ends of armlike processes and a long movable spine on the dorsal fin to lure prey to the large mouth
  • spiny-finned fish, acanthopterygian: a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays
  • Perciformes, order Perciformes, Percomorphi, order Percomorphi: one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
  • Discocephali, order Discocephali: small order of fishes comprising the remoras
  • Scleroparei, order Scleroparei: scorpionfishes; sculpins; gurnards; greenlings; flying gurnards
  • Scorpaenoidea, suborder Scorpaenoidea: mail-cheeked fishes: scorpionfishes; gurnards
  • Plectognathi, order Plectognathi, order Tetraodontiformes: boxfishes; filefishes; globefishes; ocean sunfishes; triggerfishes; puffers
  • Heterosomata, order Heterosomata, order Pleuronectiformes: flatfishes: halibut; sole; flounder; plaice; turbot; tonguefishes

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