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Noun1.Ostariophysi - in some classifications considered a superorder comprising the Cypriniformes and the Siluriformes
malacopterygian, soft-finned fish - any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
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Idade e crescimento do "piau gordura", Leporinus piau Fowler, 1941, na represa de Tres Marias (Estado de Minas Gerais) (Pisces, Ostariophysi, Anostomidae).
The fishes of the groups Elasmobranchii, Holocephali, Isospondyli and Ostariophysi obtained by the United States Bureau of Fisheries steamer "Albatross" in 1907 to 1910, chiefly in the Philippine Islands and adjacent seas.