Gasterosteiformes


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Gasterosteiformes

[‚gas·tə‚rä·stē·ə′fȯr‚mēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
An order of actinopterygian fishes characterized by a ductless swim bladder, a pelvic fin that is abdominal to subthoracic in position, and an elongate snout.
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Clupea harengus Clupeidae 0.091 0.546 Anchoa hepsetus 0.062 0.397 Gadiformes Gadus morhua Melanogrammus aeglefinus 0.014 0.106 Enchelyopus cimbrius Urophycis chuss 1.166 5.166 Urophycis regia 4.379 13.265 Merluccius bilinearis 1.355 4.068 Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae 0.042 0.254 Lophiiformes Lophius americanus Gasterosteiformes Sygnathidae 0.042 0.156 Scorpaeniformes Prionotus spp.
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).
Volume I: Myxiniformes to Gasterosteiformes. University of Texas Press, Austin, 1120 pp.
Anguilliformes, Gasterosteiformes, Cyprinodontiformes et Perciformes.--Fiches Osteologie Animale Archeologie (A) 3: 1-15.
(accepted), and of other fish groups in two forthcoming papers, one treating the Gasterosteiformes and Syngnathiformes and the other, the Pleuronectiformes, in series.
Order Gasterosteiformes Family Gasterosteidae (Sticklebacks) Pungitius sp.
However, I have not yet identified specimens from New Jersey.) Order Gasterosteiformes Family Gasterosteidae--Sticklebacks 3 species Apeltes quadracus (Mitchill, 1815).
Myxiniformes to Gasterosteiformes. Austin: University of Texas, EEUU.
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).