Salmoniformes


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Salmoniformes

[‚sal‚män·ə′fȯr‚mēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
An order of soft-rayed fishes comprising salmon and their allies; the stem group from which most higher teleostean fishes evolved.
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The present work provides strong support for the monophyly of the Alepocephaloidea, of the Argentinoidea and of the Alepocephaloidea + Argentinoidea (see above), and some support for the monophyly of the Galaxioidea + Osmeroidea and of the Esociformes (see below), but does not provide strong evidence to resolve the relationships between the Argentiniformes, the Salmoniformes, the Neoteleostei, the Esociformes and the Osmeriformes (see below).
Pike and salmon as sister taxa: Detailed intraclade resolution and divergence time estimation of Esociformes + Salmoniformes based on whole mitochondrial genome sequences.
SALMONIFORMES Salmonidae Onchorynchus mykiss Non-native Native to North America, this species was intentionally introduced in the 1980s for sport fishing in high elevation streams (Malabarba et al.
However, it does not provide strong evidence to resolve the relationships between the Argentiniformes, Salmoniformes, Esociformes, Osmeriformes and Neoteleostei, although it does indicate that the salmoniforms might be closely related to the Neoteleostei and that the Esociformes and the Osmeriformes might constitute a monophyletic unit.
La cuenca del rio Laja presenta una mayor densidad de salmoniformes introducidos (Oncorhynchus mykiss y Salmo trutta) que la cuenca del Itata (Habit, 1994, 1998; Ruiz, 1996), los cuales podrian estar ejerciendo una presion de depredacion sobre bagres de tamanos medios y grandes.