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Paracanthopterygii

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Paracanthopterygii
Ordines: Percopsiformes - †Sphenocephaliformes - Gadiformes - Ophidiiformes - Batrachoidiformes - Lophiiformes

Name

Paracanthopterygii Greenwood et al., 1966

Note

Probably not monophyletic.

References

* Greenwood, P. H., D. E. Rosen, S. H. Weitzman, and G. S. Myers. 1966. Phyletic studies of teleostean fishes, with a provisional classification of living forms. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 131:339–456.
* Nelson, Joseph, S. (2006). Fishes of the World. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN 0471250317.
* Paracanthopterygii Report on ITIS


Vernacular names
Deutsch: Welse, Zitteraale, Karpfen und Beilbauchfische
Nederlands: Kabeljauwachtige beenvissen
Polski: pseudokolcopłetwe

Paracanthopterygii is a superorder of fishes. Members of this superorder are called paracanthopterygians.

It includes :

* Percopsiformes (trout-perches & allies)
* Batrachoidiformes (toadfishes)
* Lophiiformes (goosefishes, etc)
* Gadiformes (cods & allies)
* Ophidiiformes (cusk eels, etc)

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