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At this period the spiny-rayed Teleosteans, dominant in the seas of the present day, made their first appearance.
In most spiny-rayed fishes it runs parallel with the outline of the back.
The ventral fins thus connected, as seen in most spiny-rayed fishes, are said to be thoracic.
In the Cretaceous appear the first spiny-rayed fishes, derived probably from herring-like forms.