Ordre Résumé for Salmoniformes

  Réf. Princ.
:
  Ordre
:
Salmoniformes salmons
  Classe
:
Actinopterygii
  Ordre frère
:
Esociformes 110 M years
  Réf..
:
  Premier signalement fossile
:
middle Cretaceous
  Présent dans
:
Marin
Eau douce
Saumâtre
  Remarque
:
Deep posterior myodome with eye musculature passing through and attaching to trunk muscles; adipose fin present; mesocoracoid present; gill membranes extending far forward, free from isthmus; pelvic axillary process present; last three vertebrae turned up; 11-210 pyloric caeca; 7-20 branchiostegal rays; vertebrae 50-75; tetraploid karyotype; parr marks in young of most species. Maximum length up to 1.5 m. This order has high value in sport and commercial fisheries.
  ClasseÉtymologie
:
Greek aktis = ray, thunderbolt, beam + Greek pterygion, diminutive of pteryx = wing, fin. Ref. 45335.
  OrdreÉtymologie
:
Latin, salmo = salmon, 1884 + Latin, forma = shape (Ref. 45335).
  Familles
:
( n = 1 ) -
Salmonidae

Ref.
[ e.g. 9948]                       
Glossary
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