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Video footage: giant moray (Gymnothorax javanicus) Taken in Komodo, Indonesia. Class: Actinopterygii Order: Anguilliformes Family: Muraenidae Genus: Gymnothorax Species: G. javanicus Gymnothorax javanicus
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Definition of the noun Actinopterygii

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Actinopterygii is a class of Chordata.

Actinopterygii is a subclass of Osteichthyes, described by Cuvier in 1828.

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Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Bathylagidae (deepsea smelts, black smelts; subclass *Actinopterygii, order * Salmoniformes) A family of small (15 cm) openocean fish with large eyes, a small mouth, and varying body shape. Probably they undertake vertical migrations ...

Google previewDictionary of Zoo Biology and Animal Management (2013)

by Paul A. Rees

Actinopterygii. A subclassofbony fishes: rayfinned fishes. action potential The condition ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Natural History

Actinopterygii. — Fan-finned Group. Section 1. Chondrostei.— Ganoids. „ 2. Teleocephali.— Bony Fishes. Even this system has, however, certain disadvantages, and the following arrangement ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (1957)

by Michael Abercrombie, Clarence James Hickman, M. L. Johnson

Actinopterygii and Chandrieht/zyes, the other two classes of living fish. CHOANOCYTE (coLLAR-CELL). Peculiar kind ofcell with a flagellum surrounded by a thin protoplasmic sheath or collar, found only in sponges and a small group of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

cuss Actinopterygii SUPERORDER Scopelomorpha order Myctophiformes FAMILIES 2 SPECIES 251 Lanternfishes Of all the deep, open-water marine fishes, the lanternfishes are the most widely distributed, diverse, and abundant. Because ...

Google previewDictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology (2012)

by Frank J. Dye

The superorder Teleostei shares the subclass Actinopterygii with two other superorders, the superorder Chondrostei (including sturgeons and paddlefish) and the superorder Holostei (including bowfin and gars). teloblasts in leeches and other ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Earth Sciences (1976)

by S.E. Stiegeler

The Actinopterygii also have a single dorsal fin. The group includes the modern * Teleostei. See also OSteichthyes. active layer. See permafrost. actualism. See uniformitarianism. actuopalaeontology. The branch of palaeontology in which ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Earth Science (2009)

by Jacqueline Smith

Actinopterygii /ak-tă-nop-tĕ-rij-ee-ÿ/ Ray-finned bony fish in which the paired fins are not fleshy (compare Crossoptery- gii) but have narrow bases and are supported by thin fin rays. The Actinopterygii also have a single dorsal fin. The group ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)

by Mark Nuttall

The class Sarcopterygii includes lobe-finned bony fish and the class Actinopterygii includes ray-finned bony fish. The Sarcopterygii, thought to have given rise to the vertebrate tetrapods (that is amphibians and reptiles), include coelacanths ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (2008)

by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen

Actinopterygii source of food for plankton-eating fish, so much so that the fish population of the Black Sea is highly dependent on the population of this organism. Acartia was first classified in 1848. It has been reclassified several times since ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Actinopteri Vertebrate Zoology, see Actinopterygii. Actinopterygii Vertebrate Zoology, a large subclass of ray-finned fishes of the class Osteichthyes, distinguished by paired spiny fins supported by dermal rays; it includes most of the living bony ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Immunobiology (2016)

are divided into the infraclasses Actinopterygii ( ray-finned fish), Sarcopterygii (the lobe-finned fish), and Teleostei (from the Greek for 'complete bone'). Encompassing over 95% of extant fish species, the ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1N1O1P3T1E1R1Y4G2I1I1

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