Osteoglossiformes


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Related to Osteoglossiformes: Torpediniformes, Elopiformes, Clupeiformes
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Noun1.Osteoglossiformes - teleost fish with bony tongues
animal order - the order of animals
subclass Teleostei, Teleostei - large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species
family Osteoglossidae, Osteoglossidae - a family of large fishes that live in freshwater; includes bandfish and bonytongues
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Fiogbe, "Ontogenetic, seasonal, and spatial variation in the diet of Heterotis niloticus (Osteoglossiformes: Osteoglossidae) in the So River and Lake Hlan, Benin, West Africa," Environmental Biology of Fishes, vol.
En Colombia, especialmente en las cuencas de los rios Amazonas y Orinoco, las cuales se caracterizan por su gran potencial hidrobiologico (17) , se encuentra distribuida una gran variedad de especies de peces que pueden presentar un considerable potencial acuicola, entre ellas las del genero Osteoglossum (Osteoglossiformes: Osteoglossidae) conocidas como arawanas (1).
Synbrarichiformes 5% Beloniformes 2% Chainniformes 2% Cypriniformes 21% Siluriformes 32% Clupeiformes 4% Osteoglossiformes 4% Percifomies 30% Pleuronectiformes 2% Note: Table made from pie chart.
Arapaima gigas (Osteoglossiformes: Arapaimatidae; commonly known as pirarucu) stands out among Neotropical fish.