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LC control 85095954
LC classificationQL637.9 QL638 Zoology
Topical headingOsteichthyes
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Variant(s)Bony fishes
See alsoFishes
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Found inBehavior of teleost fishes, 1993.
Wootton, R.J. Ecology of teleost fishes, 1990.
Nelson, J.S. Fishes of the world, 4th ed. (Teleostei (Division), Teleosts: probably arose in the middle or late Triassic, about 220-200 million years ago; they have a rich fossil record; teleosts are the most species-rich and diversified group of all the vertebrates; they dominate in the world's rivers, lakes, and oceans; about 26,840 extant species, about 96% of all extant fishes, placed in 40 orders, 448 families, and 4,278 genera)
Jordan, D.S. The genera of fishes, 1963 (superorder Teleostei (the bony fishes))
ITIS, May 7, 2007 (superclass Osteichthyes; class Actinopterygii; subclass Neopterygii; infraclass Teleostei)