Atheriniformes

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Atheriniformes

[‚ath·ə‚rin·ə′fȯr‚mēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
An order of actinopterygian fishes in the infraclass Teleostei, including flyingfishes, needlefishes, killifishes, silversides, and allied species.
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However, spermatogenesis is not restricted to the periphery of the testis as occurs in atheriniform fishes, but spermatogonia are long the length of tubules (Uribe et al., 2014).
cavirostris from around the world, a list that included 10 cephalopod families (16 genera), gadiform and atheriniform fishes, and 2 accounts of crustacean prey.
Phylogenetic relationships among atheriniform fishes (Teleostei: Atherinomorpha).
Systematic revision of the South American silversides (Teleostei, Atheriniformes).
Description of three new species of the genus Odontesthes from the rio Tramandai drainage, Brazil (Atheriniformes, Atherinopsidae).
A monogeneric atheriniform family with the parasphenoid concave rather than convex, parasphenoid myodomes present; mesethmoid morphology unique, nasal septum formed by ethmoid and mesethmoid; parietals not contributing to posttemporal fossa; anterior vertebral parapophyses with lateral ridges; interdorsals absent; cleithrum dorsal enclosure absent; membrane just posterior to genital opening; and pelvic posteromedial process elongate.
A new species of the surf-inhabiting Atheriniform Iso (Pisces: Isonidae).
In the restricted spermatogonial testicular type of the atheriniforms, on the other hand, the spermatogonia are confined to the distal end of the tubules, and spermatogenesis proceeds as the germ cells approach the efferent ducts (Grier et al., 1980; Grier, 1981).
Morphological and genetic variation in seven species of the endangered Chirostoma humboldtianum species group (Atheriniformes: Atherinopsidae).