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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Se analizaran tres casos diferentes dentro de los actinopteros, en los ordenes Elopiformes, Labriformes y Perciformes.
On the most recent trip to Colombia, the bait (ladyfish, Elops sp.; Elopiformes: Elopidae) was cut into small pieces and placed in a leak-proof container 1 wk before departure, giving the bait extra time to decay.
The ability to tolerate extreme environmental conditions has been documented in other Elopiformes, such as tarpon, so it is not surprising that ladyfish also have these traits.
A new species of ladyfish of the genus Elops (Elopiformes: Elopidae) from the western Atlantic Ocean.
Ontogenetic tooth loss occurs in other fishes, including members of elopiformes and anguilliformes (Fahay, 1983), acipenseriformes (Nelson, 2006), and siliformes (Huysseune and Sire, 1997; Kakizawa and Meenakarn, 2003).
(%) Carcharhiniformes 1 4 2 5 Scorpaeniformes 1 4 1 3 Elopiformes 1 4 1 3 Clupeiformes 1 4 1 3 Cyprinodontiformes 1 4 1 3 Characiformes 3 13 9 24 Siluriformes 4 17 5 13 Syngnathiformes 1 4 1 3 Batrachoidiformes 1 4 1 3 Perciformes 9 38 15 39 Pleuronectiformes 1 4 1 3 Total 24 100 38 100 Table 2.
1) are also included: Elops and Megalops (Elopiformes), Albula (Albuliformes), Notacanthus (Nothacanthiformes), Anguilla and Conger (Anguilliformes) and Eurypharynx (Saccopharyngiformes).
Batrachoidiformes, Beloniformes, Elopiformes and Aulopiformes and the families Atherinopsidae, Gobiidae, Pomatomidae, Scombridae, Sphyraenidae and Uranoscopidae, which were represented by a small number of species in the present study.
A new species of ladyfish, of the genus Elops (Elopiformes: Elopidae), from the western Atlantic Ocean.
They're members of the Elopiformes, an ancient order that includes tarpon and bonefish.