Ordre Résumé for Beryciformes

  Réf. Princ.
:
  Ordre
:
Beryciformes sawbellies
  Classe
:
Actinopteri
  Ordre frère
:
Stomiiformes 70 M years
  Réf.
:
  Premier signalement fossile
:
late Cretaceous
  Présent dans
:
Marin
Eau douce
Saumâtre
  Remarque
:
Orbitosphenoid present; two supramaxillae in Berycidae and Holocentridae; subocular shelf present (may be reduced); pelvic fins usually with more than five soft rays; 16 or 17 branched caudal fin rays (or 18 or 19 principal rays); maxillae partially included in gape in some. All species share a modification of the anterior part of the supraorbital and infraorbital sensory canals, called "Jakubowski's organ".
  Classe Étymologie
:
Greek aktis = ray, thunderbolt, beam + Greek pterygion, diminutive of pteryx = wing, fin. Ref. 45335.
  Ordre Étymologie
:
Greek, beryx or berys = a name of a fish. See the etymology of the genus Beryx for more details.
  Familles
:

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