Acanthopterygii


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Noun1.Acanthopterygii - teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony raysAcanthopterygii - teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony rays
animal order - the order of animals
Berycomorphi, order Berycomorphi - an order of spiny-finned fish in the superorder Acanthopterygii
subclass Teleostei, Teleostei - large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species
order Pediculati, Pediculati - anglers and batfishes; spiny-finned marine fishes having pectoral fins at the ends of armlike processes and a long movable spine on the dorsal fin to lure prey to the large mouth
acanthopterygian, spiny-finned fish - a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
Discocephali, order Discocephali - small order of fishes comprising the remoras
order Scleroparei, Scleroparei - scorpionfishes; sculpins; gurnards; greenlings; flying gurnards
Scorpaenoidea, suborder Scorpaenoidea - mail-cheeked fishes: scorpionfishes; gurnards
order Plectognathi, order Tetraodontiformes, Plectognathi - boxfishes; filefishes; globefishes; ocean sunfishes; triggerfishes; puffers
Heterosomata, order Heterosomata, order Pleuronectiformes - flatfishes: halibut; sole; flounder; plaice; turbot; tonguefishes
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Pharyngeal jaws and teeth exist ubiquitously and have a role in food processing and transport in most families of euteleosteans, including members of both the Protacanthopterygii (soft-finned fishes) and Acanthopterygii (ray-tinned fishes) (Vandewalle et al.