[ ak-tuh-nop-tuh-rij-ee-uhn ]
/ ˌæk təˌnɒp təˈrɪdʒ i ən /
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belonging or pertaining to the Actinopterygii, a group of bony fishes.
an actinopterygian fish.
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Major adaptive levels in the evolution of the actinopterygian feeding mechanism.
Scientific definitions for actinopterygian
[ ăk′tə-nŏp′tə-rĭj′ē-ən ]
See ray-finned fish.
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