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Definition of the noun Amiiformes

What does Amiiformes mean as a name of something?

Amiiformes is an order of Actinopterygii.

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Google previewThe Diversity of Fishes (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Amiiformes is an order of fish, of which only ...

Google previewEcology of North American Freshwater Fishes (2016)

Biology, Ecology by CTI Reviews

Amiiformes is an order of fish, of which only one species, the Bowfin, Amia calva, is extant. Endemism is the ecological state of being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, county or other defined zone, or habitat ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Amiidae (bowfin; infraclass *Holostei, order *Amiiformes) A family with only one living representative, Amia calva, a fairly large (up to 6 kg) carnivorous fish that has a long *dorsal fin with only soft rays, a *gular plate, a *heterocercal tail, and a ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

American boring system Amiiformes American boring system Mining Engineering , a system of percussive boring in which a string of boring tools is attached to a rope suspended from a derrick, thus allowing the tools to be raised clear of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fish Physiology (2011)

From Genome to Environment

It first appeared in the rayfinned fishes when the bowfin or a relative (order Amiiformes) diverged from the gars (order Lepisosteiformes) about 250 million years ago. Thus, most teleosts have a choroid rete. However, it has been secondarily ...

Google previewDictionary of Zoo Biology and Animal Management (2013)

by Paul A. Rees

American Society of Animal Science AmericanStudBook American Veterinary Medical Association Amiiformes amino acid amnion amniote amniotic egg amniotic fluid ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dinosaurs (1997)

by Philip J. Currie, Kevin Padian

Troodontidae Amiiformes Troodon formosus Amiidae cf. Caenagnathidae Cyclurus fragosa Chirostenotes pergracilis Aspidorhynchiformes Ornithomimidae Aspidorhynchidae Dromiceiomimus brevitertius Belonostomus sp.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (2004)

Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster

that is the only surviving member of an order (Amiiformes) dating back to the Jurassic bow-front \-,fnmt\ adj (1918) 1 : having an outward curving front <~ furniture) 2 : having a bow window in front ...

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