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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 previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1891)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

Acanthopterygii X ipht'Uomes.- The upper jaw is produced into a cuneiform was 11. One famil , Xiphiida (SworgFishes), with the genera X iphies and Hisliop orus. Divrsron Vll. AmnthopterygiiTrichi1mj/'ormea.—Body elongate, compressed or ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1906)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

Acanthopterygii Blenniiformea.—Body low, subeylindrical or compressed, elongate. Dorsal fin very long; the spinous portion of the dorsal, if distinct, is very long, as well developed as the soft, or much more; sometimes the entire fin ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1898)

A Complete Encyclopaedic 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 Teleostei, and equivalent to the Acanthopterygii (which see). Acanthopterous (ak-an-thop'tér-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 Etymological and Explanatory Dictionary of the Terms and Language of Geology (1842)

Designed for the Early Student, and Those who Have Not Made Progress in the Science by George Roberts

AcANTHoPTERYGII (akav6a, acantha, a spine or thorn; Trepvé, pterya, a wing or fin); fishes with spinous or thorny processes in the dorsal fins, with a bony skeleton. One of the grand primary divisions of Cuvier. The sword-fish is an example.

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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