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Definition of the noun Coelacanthiformes

What does Coelacanthiformes mean as a name of something?

Coelacanthiformes is an order of Sarcopterygii.

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Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Coelacanthiformes (subclass *Crossopterygii, superorder *Coelacanthimorpha) An order of bony fish thought to have been extinct for 65 million years (since the end of the *Mesozoic Era) until the discovery of the coelacanth Latimeria ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

coelacanth See COELACANTHIFORMES. Coelacanthiformes (class 'Osteichthyes, subclass ' Crossopterygii) Order of ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Science Dictionary (2005)

by American Heritage Dictionary

Any of various fishes of the order Coelacanthiformes, having lobed, fleshy fins. Coelacanths are crossopterygians, the ancient group of lobe- finned fishes that gave rise to land vertebrates.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Aquarium & Pond Fish (2008)

by David Alderton

A bony skeleton, overlapping scales, and a gas-filled swim bladder characterize Order Perciformes Class Sarcopterygii Order Lepidosireniformes Order Coelacanthiformes these fish.

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Chickaree - crabs (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

class Osteichthyes subclass Sarcopterygii order Coelacanthiformes (or Actinistia) family Coelacanthidae genus and species Latimeria chalumnae ALTERNATIVE NAME Kombessa WEIGHT Up to 120 lb. ( 55 kg) LENGTH Up to ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Biology (2009)

by Robert Hine, Daintith

It belongs to an order (Coelacanthiformes) containing just a single genus, Latimeria. This is a large deep-sea fish with blue scales and long strong lobed fins, supported by bony skeletons, which are used to stir up the mud of the sea floor in ...

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