anguilliform


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anguilliform

(æŋˈɡwɪlɪˌfɔːm)
adj
having the shape or form of an eel
[C17: from Latin anguilla eel, diminutive of anguis snake]
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This fish is also an excellent model for studying locomotion by an elongate, anguilliform burrower in an aquatic environment.
The musculotendinous system of an anguilliform swimmer: muscles, myosepta, dermis, and their interconnections in Anguilla rostrata.
The present checklist of albuliform, anguilliform, and saccopharyngiform fishes from the British Columbia coast is detailed in Table 2.
Anguilliform swimming with ample movements over a substantial part of the body is common in fish larvae (Webb & Weihs 1986; Osse & Boogaart 1995), and gradually develops into the characteristic adult swimming pattern (Russo et al.
The elopiform, albuliform, notacanthiform, saccopharyngiform and anguilliform fishes included in the present cladistic analysis do appear in a monophyletic clade in all the 48 most parsimonious trees obtained (Fig.
Sharks exhibit numerous body morphologies ranging from the fusiform shape of the mako shark Isurus oxyrhynchus to the almost anguilliform shape of the benthic species.