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Bony Tongued Fishes

Osteoglossiformes

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Osteoglossiformes (Bony Tongued Fishes) is a group of bony fishes. There are 251 species of bony-tongued fishes, in 31 genera and 5 families. This group has been around since the Bathonian Age. Bony Tongued Fishes includes groups like Bonytongues, Freshwater Butterflyfishes, and Elephant Fishes. They are carnivores. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 11 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of bony-tongued fishes. View this species on GBIF

bony-tongued fishes Habitats

The environments in which many bony-tongued fishes species are known to live. Select an environment to see its bony-tongued fishes species checklist.

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Bony Tongued Fish Habitats

The environments in which many bony-tongued fishes species are known to live. Select an environment to see its bony-tongued fishes species checklist.