Definition of Acanthopterygian in English :

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Acanthopterygian meaning in English

Meaning of Acanthopterygian in English

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Acanthopterygian

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1. acanthopterygian, spiny-finned fish

a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays

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Acanthopterygian

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adjective
1. 
of, relating to, or belonging to the Acanthopterygii, a large group of teleost fishes having spiny fin rays. The group includes most saltwater bony fishes
noun
2. 
any fish belonging to the Acanthopterygii

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Acanthopterygian

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noun
any percoid fishes, as the basses or perches

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