'Atheriniformes' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Zoology and Animal Sciences


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(class Osteichthyes, subclass Actinopterygii)

An order of bony fish that includes fairly large marine individuals (e.g. the flying fish and the sauries) as well as many small freshwater species (e.g. killifish, guppy, and mosquitofish). Some authors have classified members of this order in other orders, including the Beloniformes, and the Cyprinodontiformes.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.