Acanthopterygii (meanin "spiny finned ane") is a superorder o bony fishes in the class Actinopterygii. Members o this superorder are an aa kent as the ray-finned fishes for the characteristic sharp, bony rays in thair fins; however this name is an aa eften gien tae the class Actinopterygii as a whole.

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Labidesthes sicculus
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Actinopterygii
(unranked): Acanthomorpha
Superorder: Acanthopterygii

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  1. In ITIS, Gobiesociformes is placed as the suborder Gobiesocoidei of the order Perciformes.
  2. In ITIS, Syngnathiformes is placed as the suborder Syngnathoidei of the order Gasterosteiformes.


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