Cyclopteridae


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Related to Cyclopteridae: lumpfish
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Noun1.Cyclopteridae - lumpfishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
Scorpaenoidea, suborder Scorpaenoidea - mail-cheeked fishes: scorpionfishes; gurnards
Cyclopterus, genus Cyclopterus - type genus of the Cyclopteridae: lumpfishes
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The scales and their modifications in pleuronectiforms are easily distinguished from comparable ossicles in teleosts we studied earlier (Cottidae, Cyclopteridae, Liparidae, Gasterosteidae, Syngnathidae), though there are interesting comparisons between the spined and lateralline scales as well as tubercles of pleuronectiforms and cottiforms (cf.
The present contribution examines, illustrates and describes the tiny dermal ossicles and bony units in the representatives of the related families Cyclopteridae and Liparidae.
There are 28 species of the cyclopteridae family which derives from the Greek words kyklos meaning "circle" and pteryx meaning "fin".