A review of the systematic biology of fossil and living bony-tongue fishes, Osteoglossomorpha (Actinopterygii: Teleostei)

@article{Hilton2018ARO,
  title={A review of the systematic biology of fossil and living bony-tongue fishes, Osteoglossomorpha (Actinopterygii: Teleostei)},
  author={Eric J. Hilton and S{\'e}bastien Lavou{\'e}},
  journal={Neotropical Ichthyology},
  year={2018}
}
  • E. HiltonS. Lavoué
  • Published 11 October 2018
  • Environmental Science, Biology, Geography
  • Neotropical Ichthyology
ABSTRACT The bony-tongue fishes, Osteoglossomorpha, have been the focus of a great deal of morphological, systematic, and evolutionary study, due in part to their basal position among extant teleostean fishes. This group includes the mooneyes (Hiodontidae), knifefishes (Notopteridae), the abu (Gymnarchidae), elephantfishes (Mormyridae), arawanas and pirarucu (Osteoglossidae), and the African butterfly fish (Pantodontidae). This morphologically heterogeneous group also has a long and diverse… 

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