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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Three other orders, Notacanthiformes, Perciformes, and Scorpaeniformes, contained species that expressed the Hb polymerizing trait in the present study (Table 1).
Pollachius virens 10 (Linnaeus, 1758) Polar cod, Boreogadus saida 5 (Lepechin, 1774) Family: Merlucciidae 5 Silver hake, Merluccius bilinearis (Mitchill, 1814) Family: Phycidae 5 Red hake, Urophycis chuss 5 (Walbaum, 1792) Order: Notacanthiformes Family: Notacanthidae Spiny eel, Notacanthus 5 chemnitzii Bloch.
New records of Aldrovandia oleosa (Notacanthiformes: Halosauridae) from the eastern north Pacific Ocean.