Fish Nomenclature

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Fish Nomenclature
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Nomenclature for the fish mentioned in lab
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  1. What is the Phylum for fish?
    Phylum Chordata
  2. What is the Subphylum for fish?
    Subphylum Vertebrata
  3. What belongs in Superclass Agnatha?
    Lampreys and Hagfish
  4. Which Superclass do Hagfish and Lampreys belong in?
    Superclass Agnatha
  5. What defines Superclass Agnatha?
    Lack of true jaws and lack of bone and paired appendages
  6. What belongs in Superclass Gnathostomata?
    Pretty much everything except for the Agnathans
  7. What characteristic defines Class Chondrichthyes?
    The fish are Cartilaginous
  8. Which Subclasses are in Class Chondrichthyes (2)
    • Subclass Holocephali (Chimaeras and ratfish)
    • Subclass Elasmobranchii (Sharks and Rays)
  9. What animals are in Class Chondrichthyes, Subclass Holocephali?
    Chimaeras and ratfish
  10. What animals are in Class Chondrichthyes, Subclass Elasmobranchii?
    Sharks and Rays
  11. Which are the two extinct Gnathostomata classes?
    • Class Placodermi
    • Class Acanthodii
  12. What is contained within Grade "Osteichthyes"?
    The bony fish
  13. What does Superclass Gnathostomata, Grade Osteichthyes, Class Sarcopterygii contain (general)?
    The lobe-finned fishes
  14. Which Subclasses are within Class Sarcopterygii (3)
    • Subclass Coelacanthimorpha (Large marine fish)
    • Subclass Porolepimorpha + Dipnoi (lungfish)
    • Subclass Tetrapoda
  15. What does Class Actinopterygii contain (general)?
    Ray-finned fish
  16. Which Subclasses are within Class Actinopterygii (2)?
    • Subclass Chondrostei (Primitive ray-finned fish)
    • Subclass Neopterygii (Derived ray-finned fish)
  17. Which Orders are within Class Actinopterygii, Subclass Chondrostei (2)?
    • Order Polypteriformes (Bichirs)
    • Order Acipenseriformes (Sturgeons + paddlefish)
  18. Which order is in Class Actinopterygii, Subclass Neopterygii?
    Order Amiiformes (bowfin)
  19. Which of the two subclasses of Actinopterygii does the infraclass Teleostei belong to?
    Subclass Neopterygii
  20. What is contained within Infraclass Teleostei (general)?
    Higher bony fishes with cranial ossification, homoceral tails, swim bladders, etc.
  21. What are the three main orders of infraclass Teleostei?
    • Order Osteoglossiformes (Bony tongues)
    • Order Anguilliformes (eels)
    • Order Clupeiformes (herrings)
  22. What is contained within class Actinopterygii, infraclass Teleostei, superorder Ostariophysi (general)?
    Freshwater fish with Weberian ossicles (air bladder connection to inner ear)
  23. Which orders are within Superorder Ostariophysi (2)?
    • Order Cypriniformes (Minnows, carp)
    • Order Siluriformes (Catfish)
  24. What animals are in superorder Ostariophysi, Order Cypriniformes?
    Minnows, Carp, dace
  25. What animals are in Superorder Ostariophysi, order Siluriformes?
    Catfish
  26. What kind of animals are in Class Sarcopterygii, Subclass Coelacanthimorpha?
    Large marine fish
  27. What animals are in Class Sarcopterygii, Subclass Porolepimorpha/Dipnoi?
    Lungfish!
  28. What animals are in Class Actinopterygii, Subclass Chondrostei, Order Polypteriformes?
    Birchirs
  29. What animals are in Class Actinopterygii, Subclass Chondrostei, Order Acipenseriformes?
    Sturgeons + paddlefish
  30. Which animals are contained within class Actinopterygii, infraclass Teleostei, superorder Protacanthopterygii (general)?
    Salmoniformes mainly
  31. Which Orders are within Superorder Protacanthopterygii (2)?
    • Order Esociformes (Northern Pike)
    • Order Salmoniformes (Salmon, Trout, char, whitefish)
  32. What animals are in class Actinopterygii, infraclass Teleostei, superorder Protacanthopterygii, order Esociformes?
    Pike and mudminnow
  33. What animals are in class Actinopterygii, infraclass Teleostei, superorder Protacanthopterygii, Order Salmoniformes?
    Salmon, Trout, char, whitefish
  34. Within Order Salmoniformes, what is Salmo trutta?
    Brown Trout
  35. What is the scientific name for Brown Trout within Order Salmoniformes?
    Salmo trutta
  36. Within Order Salmoniformes, what is Oncorhynchus mykiss?
    Rainbow Trout
  37. What is the scientific name for Rainbow Trout within Order Salmoniformes?
    Oncorhynchus mykiss
  38. Within Order Salmoniformes, what is Salvelinus confluentus?
    Bull Trout
  39. What is the scientific name for Bull Trout within Order Salmoniformes?
    Salvelinus confluentus
  40. Within Order Salmoniformes, what is Salvelinus fontinalis?
    Brook Trout
  41. What is the scientific name for Brook Trout within Order Salmoniformes?
    Salvelinus fontinalis
  42. Within Order Salmoniformes, what is Prosopium williamsoni?
    Mountain Whitefish
  43. What is the scientific name for Mountain Whitefish within Order Salmoniformes?
    Prosopium williamsoni
  44. Within Order Salmoniformes, what is Coregonus clupeaformis
    Lake Whitefish
  45. What is the scientific name for Lake Whitefish within Order Salmoniformes?
    Coregonus clupeaformis

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