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Chondrostei


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A group of bony fish belonging to the subclass Actinopterygii. Often ranked as a superorder, the chondrosteans have a partly cartilaginous skeleton, a heterocercal tail, a spiracle, and an intestinal spiral valve. Apart from a number of fossil orders, it includes the extant order Acipenseriformes.

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