Gonorhynchiformes

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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