order Anguilliformes


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Noun1.order Anguilliformes - elongate fishes with pelvic fins and girdle absent or reducedorder Anguilliformes - elongate fishes with pelvic fins and girdle absent or reduced
animal order - the order of animals
Malacopterygii, superorder Malacopterygii - an extensive group of teleost fishes having fins supported by flexible cartilaginous rays
eel - voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins
Anguillidae, family Anguillidae - eels that live in fresh water as adults but return to the sea to spawn
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The order Anguilliformes is usually considered a monophyletic group, and the well-supported grouping of the anguilliform genera Conger and Anguilla (with a bootstrap value of 91%) is thus expected (see e.
tergisus LeSueur, mooneye W, S Order Anguilliformes (eels) Family Anguillidae (eel) Anguilla rostrata (LeSueur), W, S American eel Order Clupeiformes (herring, shad) Family Clupeidae (herring) Alosa chrysochloris W, S (Rafinesque), skipjack herring A.