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Video footage: Butterflyfish. Taken in Komodo, Indonesia. Subclass: Neopterygii Infraclass: Teleostei Superorder: Acanthopterygii Order: Perciformes Suborder: Percoidei Superfamily: Percoidea Family: Chaetodontidae
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Definition of the noun acanthopterygii

What does acanthopterygii mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony rays

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Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1881)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

Acanthopterygii Gastrosteiformes.—The spinous dorsal is composed of isolated spines, if present; the ventrals ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

In Zoology, a genus of animals belonging to the family Squammipennes, order Acanthopterygii, class Pisces. Generic character. Jaws furnished with a row ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie

A group of spine-finned osseous fishes, in modern classifications generally regarded as a sub-order of the order Tcleostci, and equivalent to the Acanthopterygii (which see). Acanthopterous (ak-an-thop'ter-us), a. Of or pertaining to the ...

Google previewThe Nomenclator; a Technological Dictionary, Containing All the Principal Terms in Use in the Arts and Sciences, Etc (1841)

by Edward Scudamore

Class, Acanthopterygii; order, Sciaenidae, the family of Margus; sciaena aquila.

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Scientific Terms (1879)

by William Rossiter

A fish, belonging to Acanthopterygii. Cosecant, ( eo-Be'kant ). [ Complement of secant, q.v.] In a right- angled triangle the cosecant of an angle is the ratio of the hypothenuse ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1881)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes

Acanthopterygii Mugiliformes.—Two dorsal fins more or less remote from each other ; the anterior either short, like the posterior, or composed of feeble spines. Ventral fins with one spine and five rays, abdominal. Family 1. Sphyrznidw.— Body ...

Google previewAn etymological and explanatory dictionary of the terms and language of geology (1839)

designed for the early student, and those who have not made progress in the science by George Roberts

- ACANTHOPTERYGII (oucav6a, acantha, a spine ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

Acanthopterygii Superorder of bony fish that includes all the spiny-finned fish ( e.g. *Perciformes and *Beryciformes). acanthosoma See postlarva. Acanthostega See Ichthyostega. Acanthuridae (surgeonfish, doctorfish; subclass *Actinopterygii , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ecology (2014)

Gempylidae Scombroidei ——E Trichiuridae Scombridae Tunas, butterfly ® Actino te ii mackerel Gnathostomota up rygl — Neopterygii Acanthopterygii —— Perciformes Xiphiidae Swordfish g (ray-finned fish) —|: billfish Istiophun'dae Marlin, ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3A1N1T1H4O1P3T1E1R1Y4G2I1I1

The value of this 15-letter word is 26 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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