Elopiformes

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Elopiformes

[e‚läp·ə′fōr‚mēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
A primitive order of actinopterygian fishes characterized by a single dorsal fin composed of soft rays only, cycloid scales, and toothed maxillae.
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A revision of the elopiform fishes, fossil and recent.
Osteologie d'Elops Linne, C., 1766 (Pisces, Elopiformes) et son interet phylogenetique.
1) are also included: Elops and Megalops (Elopiformes), Albula (Albuliformes), Notacanthus (Nothacanthiformes), Anguilla and Conger (Anguilliformes) and Eurypharynx (Saccopharyngiformes).