Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.


Kontext: Fischkunde Taxonomie

Acanthopterygii

A subset of "true" teleost fishes, characterized by spiny fins and ctenoid scales, among many other traits; the percomorph fishes, such as cichlids, are placed in this taxon

Literatur

Barlow, George W.. 2002. "The Cichlid Fishes (Nature's Grand Experiment in Evolution)". Perseus Publishing. pp. 352 pp. ISBN: 9780738203768 (crc03927) (Kurzfassung)

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