Most of the specimens belong to the Scorpaneiformes and Gasterosteiformes
(90% of the total number of specimens), the latter order being represented by a single species, the ninespine stickleback (Table 1).
, Cyprinodontiformes et Perciformes.
accepted), and of other fish groups in two forthcoming papers, one treating the Gasterosteiformes
and Syngnathiformes and the other, the Pleuronectiformes, in series.
Family Gasterosteidae (Sticklebacks) Pungitius sp.
Family Gasterosteidae--Sticklebacks 3 species Apeltes quadracus (Mitchill, 1815).
Systematics and morphology of the Gasterosteiformes
9) Ephemeroptera 0 (0-0) 0 (0-0) 0 (0-0) Gasterosteiformes
This higher rate, in turn, would push back the divergence between the two genera to the Cretaceous (80 mya), an unlikely event because the Gasterosteiformes
are first known from the lower Eocene (Lauder and Liem 1983).