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Notes on the anatomy and classification of elopomorph fishes.

P. H. Greenwood

Notes on the anatomy and classification of elopomorph fishes.

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Published by British Museum (Natural History) in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) : zoology series -- vol. 32 no. 4, Bulletins of the British Museum (Natural History): Zoology series -- vol.32 no.4.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 65-102 :
Number of Pages102
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Open LibraryOL20704071M

Title. Study of the dorsal gill-arch musculature of teleostome fishes, with special reference to the Actinopterygii / Related Titles. Series: Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington no. By. Lungfish have a highly specialized respiratory have a distinct feature that their lungs are connected to the larynx and pharynx without a trachea. While other species of fish can breathe air using modified, vascularized gas bladders, these bladders are usually simple sacs, devoid of complex internal structure. In contrast, the lungs of lungfish are subdivided into numerous smaller Clade: Dipnomorpha, Ahlberg, About this Item: Prometheus Books, Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting.


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The superorder Elopomorpha contains a variety of types of fishes that range from typical silvery-colored species, such as the tarpons and ladyfishes of the Elopiformes and the bonefishes of the Albuliformes, to the long and slender, smooth-bodied eels of the Anguilliformes.

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Phylogenetic relationships of the teleost fishes grouped into the superorder Elopomorpha are poorly understood. The taxon was originally proposed by Greenwood et al. () to include all fishes that possessed a leptocephalous larval stage (true eels, bonefishes, tarpons, and their relatives).Cited by:   The history of ostariophysan classification is summarized and it is noted that traditional concepts of relationships have never been supported by cha We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of by: Title.

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