from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An order of fishes, containing the platysomids and paleoniscids, characterized as actinopterous fishes with the median fin-rays not joined to the interhemal and interneural bones and not coinciding with them in number, and with no suboperculum. Heterocerci is a synonym.


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