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Typically fusiform or elongated predatory fishes . Adi- Critical appraisal . Previous schemes of fish classifica Alternate pose fin usually present ; dorsal fin and pelvic fins typically tion have been based mainly on the work of the ...
One group of venomous species includes the turkey fishes ( Pterois and related genera ) , also known as lion fishes or fire - fishes . Widespread in tropical Indo - Pacific waters , they are beautifully and boldly coloured ...
The uniting feature of the order lenus ) , found in both the northern Atlantic and Pacific Locally important food fishes , some with venom glands on fin Oceans , have morphological affinities with the subfamily spines .
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This is the 198215th Edition, in two halves, with the Macropaedia and the Micropaedia. First published in 1768, the publisher is the oldest English-language encyclopedia still in print. Two Scottish ... Read full review