'Elopiformes' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Zoology and Animal Sciences


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(subclass Actinopterygii, superorder Elopomorpha)

An order of marine bony fish, which have the pelvic fins in the abdominal position, opposite the single dorsal fin, wide gill openings, and a strongly forked tail fin. The order includes the families Megalopidae (tarpon) and Elopidae (ladyfish).

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.