Gonorhynchiformes

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Gonorhynchiformes

[¦gän·ə‚riŋ·kə′fȯr‚mēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
A small order of soft-rayed teleost fishes having fusiform or moderately compressed bodies, single short dorsal and anal fins, a forked caudal fin, and weak toothless jaws.
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Gonorynchiformes and of ostariophysan relationships; a comprehensive review.
In the most recent and extensive morphological cladistic analysis of the Gonorynchiformes (Grande & Poyato-Ariza) the Gonorynchidae, in which Gonorynchus is included, is placed as the sister-group of the Kneriidae.
Recherches sur la position phyletique des teleosteens Gonorynchiformes, basees sur l'etude de l'osteologie et de myologie cephalique.