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Noun1.Anguilliformes - elongate fishes with pelvic fins and girdle absent or reducedAnguilliformes - 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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New records of spiny eels (Albuliformes), true eels (Anguilliformes), and bobtail eels (Saccopharyngiformes) in British Columbia, Canada.
Tsukamoto, "Vertical body orientation by a snipe eel (Nemichthyidae, Anguilliformes) in the deep mesopelagic zone along the West Mariana Ridge," Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology, vol.
Le cinquieme projet, prevu dans la partie ouest de cette wilaya cotiere, a trait a l'elevage de la murene, un poisson faisant partie de la famille des anguilliformes. La Direction de wilaya de la peche et des ressources halieutiques fait etat, de son cote, de l'enregistrement par ses services d'une vingtaine de demandes d'investissement dans le secteur aquacole.
Ontogenetic tooth loss occurs in other fishes, including members of elopiformes and anguilliformes (Fahay, 1983), acipenseriformes (Nelson, 2006), and siliformes (Huysseune and Sire, 1997; Kakizawa and Meenakarn, 2003).
Anguilliformes, Gasterosteiformes, Cyprinodontiformes et Perciformes.--Fiches Osteologie Animale Archeologie (A) 3: 1-15.