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Flashcards in Genus species / common Deck (50):
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Family myxinidae

Hagfishes

2

Family Petromyzontidae

Lampreys

3

Apristurus brunneus

brown cat shark

4

Class Chondrichthyes

Cartilaginous fishes (sharks rays chimaeras)

5

Family Carcharhinidae

requiem sharks

6

Prionace glauca

blue shark

7

Family Squalidae

dogfish sharks

8

Squalus acanthias

spiny dogfish

9

Family Hexanchidae

cow sharks

10

Hexanchus griseus

Sixgill shark

11

Family Lamnidae

mackerel sharks

12

Lamna ditropis

salmon shark

13

Family Potamotrygonidae

freshwater or river stingrays

14

Family Myliobatidae

Eagle rays

15

Family Chimaeridae

Chimaeras

16

Family Squatinidae

angel sharks

17

Family Ginglymostomatidae

nurse sharks

18

Family Rajidae

skates

19

Family Polypteridae

bichars and reedfish

20

Family Acipenseridae

Sturgeons

21

Family Polyodontidae

Paddlefish

22

Acipenser transmontanus

white sturgeon

23

Acipenser medirostris

Green sturgeon

24

Family Lepisosteidae

gars

25

Lepisosteus osseus

longnose gar

26

Family Amiidae

bowfins

27

Amia calva

bowfin

28

Family Hiodontidae

mooneyes and goldeyes

29

Hiodon alosoides

Goldyeye

30

Family Pantodontidae

butterfly fish

31

Pantodon buchholzi

butterfly fish

32

Family Notopteridae

knifefishes, featherbacks, featherfin knifefishes

33

Family Mormyridae

mormyrids, elephant nosed fishes

34

Family Osteoglossidae

Boney tongues

35

Order Anguilliformes

true eels

36

Order Elopiformes

tarpons, tenpounders

37

Order Albuliformes

bonefishes

38

Muraenesocidae

pike congers (big pec fins, crazy vomer teeth)

39

Muraenidae

Morays (cause of the way they are)

40

Congridae

conger eels (nose barbels)

41

Anguilla rostrata

american eel (nothing crazy, just like americans ;) )

42

Nemichthyidae

snipe eels

43

Anguillidae

freshwater eels

44

Family Engraulidae

anhovies

45

Family Chirocentridae

wolf herrings

46

Family clupeidae

herrings

47

Engraulis mordax

Norther Anchovy

48

Clupea pallasii

Pacific herring

49

Alosa sapidissima

American Shad

50

Sardinops sagax

Pacific sardine