Holostean


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Ho`los´te`an


a.1.(Zool.) Pertaining to the Holostei.
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In contrast to the Tetrapoda, the genomes of bony fishes (Teleostei) typically encode twice the number of paralogs (20-26) compared to the retained number of subfamilies (11-12), while the holostean spotted gar (Lepisosteas oculatus) has 13 paralogs spread amongst 11 subfamilies.
Over most of its extent at Wasson Bluff, the Scots Bay member has a single bed of purple green and white limestone and calcareous sandy mudstone that contains disarticulated remains of the holostean fish Semionotus and unidentified palaeonisciforms, teeth of hybodont sharks, and coprolites.
Allograft rejection in a holostean fish, Lepisosteus platyrhincus.