order Plectognathi


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Noun1.order Plectognathi - boxfishes; filefishes; globefishes; ocean sunfishes; triggerfishes; puffers
animal order - the order of animals
Acanthopterygii, superorder Acanthopterygii - teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony rays
plectognath, plectognath fish - tropical marine fishes having the teeth fused into a beak and thick skin covered with bony plates or spines
Balistidae, family Balistidae - triggerfishes
family Molidae, Molidae - ocean sunfishes
References in periodicals archive ?
The fishes of the Red Sea: order Plectognathi. Publications of the Marine Biological Station, Al Ghardaqa (Red Sea) 8, Cairo University Press.
Osteology, phylogeny and higher classification of the fishes of the order Plectognathi (Tetraodontiformes).