Notacanthiformes


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Notacanthiformes

[‚nōd·ə‚kan·thə′fȯr·mēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
An order of actinopterygian fishes whose body is elongated, tapers posteriorly, and has no caudal fin.
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Catalog of type specimens of Recent fishes in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 6: Anguilliformes, Saccopharyngiformes, and Notacanthiformes (Teleostei: Elopomorpha).