Teleostei


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Related to Teleostei: teleost fish, Neopterygii, Teleosts
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Noun1.Teleostei - large diverse group of bony fishesTeleostei - large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species
Malacopterygii, superorder Malacopterygii - an extensive group of teleost fishes having fins supported by flexible cartilaginous rays
order Solenichthyes, Solenichthyes - bellows fishes; shrimpfishes; cornetfishes; pipefishes; small order of chiefly tropical marine fishes of varied and bizarre form all having a small mouth at the end of a drawn-out tubular snout
leptocephalus - slender transparent larva of eels and certain fishes
class Osteichthyes, Osteichthyes - a class of fish having a skeleton composed of bone in addition to cartilage
teleost, teleost fish, teleostan - a bony fish of the subclass Teleostei
Alepisaurus, genus Alepisaurus - slender scaleless predaceous tropical deep-sea fishes
Order Osteoglossiformes, Osteoglossiformes - teleost fish with bony tongues
order Synentognathi, Synentognathi - order of fishes having spineless fins; needlefishes; sauries; flying fishes; halfbeaks
Acanthopterygii, superorder Acanthopterygii - teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony rays
Ganoidei, order Ganoidei - a group of mostly extinct primitive bony fishes characterized by armor-like bony scales
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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The scale morphology and sculpture in the Teleostei are highly variable and only part of them have been systematized and named by Roberts (1993).
Specialized groups such as pycnodonts and amiiforms managed to keep teleosteans out of their niches for a remarkably long time, an indication that the evolutionary novelties of the Teleostei per se were not enough to grant them immediate dominion in specialized niches until drastic changes in the environment did occur (Poyato-Ariza, 2005).
Particularmente, la asimetria ventral del primer cuerpo vertebral es una caracteristica poco usual en otros grupos de Teleostei, y se presenta muy pronunciada en las vertebras de Mugil curema y Mugil liza, especies actualmente distribuidas en las costas bonaerenses (comparese con CFA-IC-633).
The Teleostei, with an estimated of about 28000 living valid species, is the most speciose group of vertebrates (Nelson, 2006).
Shoal choice in the banded killirish (Fundulus diaphanus, Teleostei, Cyprinodontidae): effects of predation risk, fish size, species composition and size of shoals.
The introduction of scanning electron microscopy allowed its use for detailed study of fish scales, such as that by Roberts (1993) on ctenoid scales of Teleostei, revealing their microstructure and variety.
1987): Tres especies novas de Oligosarcus Gunther, 1864 e redefinicao taxonomica das demais especies do genero (Osteichthyes, Teleostei, Characidae).
For statistical comparisons among groups, prey items were grouped into the following major taxonomical groups: Sipuncula, Annelida, Crustacea, Mollusca, Echinodermata, Chondrichthyes, Teleostei, Urochordata, as well as unidentified material.
3%, RD IV We identified three major food groups: fish, crustaceans, and mollusks, among which the teleostei group had the highest representativeness for food source according to the IRI, followed by decapods (as shown in Table 2).