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All atheriniforms are characterized by the production of few, large, adhesive eggs
, by mating in pairs, usually accompanied by sexual dimorphism (i.e., the sexes
markedly different), and many groups exhibit various reproductive specializations
The jaws of many atheriniforms are protrusile, but the structural modifications by
which this is achieved are quite different from those of typical acanthopterygians.
The simple, shelflike head of the maxillary bone is attached to the palate only by
R.M. ALEXANDER, "Mechanisms of the Jaws of Some Atheriniform Fish," /. Tool,
151:233-255 (1967), an account of methods of jaw protrusion; C.M. BREDER and
D.E. ROSEN, Modes of Reproduction in Fishes (1966), especially good on ...
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