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Some of the anatomical structures evolved by the deep-sea salmoniforms are
among the most striking and strange ones found in the animal kingdom. Size
range. The largest of the salmoniform fishes are members of the salmonidae and
In more benign environments, such as lakes and the ocean, most salmoniform
fishes produce smaller but more numerous eggs, and hatching takes place when
the larvae are only partially developed. In many species the larvae are quite ...
Many salmoniform fishes lack the duct, and several deep-sea marine species
lack a swim bladder altogether. Departures from the generalized body plan. From
the primitive body plan exemplified by the trouts, it is possible to derive all of the ...
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