Definition of Anacanthini

1. Noun. At least partially equivalent to the order Gadiformes in some classifications.

Exact synonyms: Order Anacanthini
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Malacopterygii, Superorder Malacopterygii

Definition of Anacanthini

1. n. pl. A group of teleostean fishes destitute of spiny fin-rays, as the cod.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anacanthini

AnDTe
AnOC
Anabaena
Anabantidae
Anabaptism
Anabaptisms
Anabaptist
Anabaptist denomination
Anabaptistries
Anabaptistry
Anabaptists
Anabas testudineus
Anabel
Anabrus
Anabrus simplex
Anacanthini
Anacardiaceae
Anacardium occidentale
Anacin III
Anacreon
Anacreontic
Anacyclus
Anacyclus pyrethrum
Anadenanthera
Anadenanthera colubrina
Anadyr
Anagallis
Anagallis arvensis
Anagallis tenella
Anagasta

Literary usage of Anacanthini

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1. Japan: Travels and Researches Undertaken at the Cost of the Prussian Government by Johannes Justus Rein (1884)
"anacanthini ; AIR-BLADDER WITHOUT PNEUMATIC DUCT. Of the very important family of the haddocks (Gadidae), which is distributed over the entire ..."

2. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1912)
"The suck fishes, Remora,* first dorsal modified to a sucker on top of head. Order IV. anacanthini. Soft-finned fishes with ventral fins in front of ..."

3. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"[Order anacanthini.] THE LING [Lota moha, Cuv.]. The ling has a sound. The nostrils are as in the salmon. It has ie complete tunica conjunctiva, ..."

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