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RELATIONSHIPS OF ATHERINOMORPH FISHES ( TELEOSTEI )

@inproceedings{Parenti2010RELATIONSHIPSOA,
  title={RELATIONSHIPS OF ATHERINOMORPH FISHES ( TELEOSTEI )},
  author={Lynne R. Parenti},
  year={2010}
}
Atherinomorphs have been recognized since 1964 as a group of teleost fishes comprising silvcrsidcs, phallostethids. killifishes, ricefishes, halfbeaks, needlefishes, flying fishes, and sauries. Atherinomorphs are diagnosed as monophyletic by derived characters of the testis, egg, reproductive behavior, circulatory system, ethmoid region of the skull, gill arches, pelvic girdle, jaw musculature, olfactory organ, and inferred reductions in the infraorbital series and some other bones. Monophyly… 

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