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- proper noun A taxonomic
orderwithin the superorder Osteoglossomorpha.
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Examples include the decline of the sturgeon and the caviar industry in rivers such as the Volga (Russia) and the sharp decline of Mormyridae (an elephant-nosed fish family of Osteoglossiformes) in Lakes Kainji and Volta (both in West Africa), after the inundation of their preferred habitats as a result of dams.