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flatfish

fish with severely flattened bodies, having both eyes on one side and swim on one side; includes halibut, flounder, sole; generally considered to mean members of the order Pleuronectiformes.
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According to these results, we may conclude that Cs-pitx2 and Kb-pitx2 have a high conservation in evolution and are indeed the orthology genes of the Pleuronectiformes and vertebrates.
Sin embargo, Amaoka (1969) considero a Paralichthyidae como una familia aparte con base en varios caracteres derivados dentro del orden Pleuronectiformes.
Specialized literature for some specific groups was also consulted: rays, Castro-Aguirre and Espinosa-Perez (1996); sharks, Espinosa-Perez, Castro-Aguirre and Huidobro-Campos (2004); Sciaenidae, McPhail (1958); Pleuronectiformes, Norman (1934), and Ginsburg (1958); Diplectrum, Rosemblatt and Johnson (1974); and Porichthys, Walter and Rosemblatt (1988).
It was also observed that some species of Perciformes, called "ambore" and also Pleuronectiformes species commonly known as "linguado" were no longer found in the Lagoon.
accepted), and of other fish groups in two forthcoming papers, one treating the Gasterosteiformes and Syngnathiformes and the other, the Pleuronectiformes, in series.
Perciformes constituted 12% of the total, and the remaining orders, Gymnotiformes, Clupeiformes and Pleuronectiformes represented-each one-only 2% of species normally found in Tocantins in that area.
Carcharhiniformes 1 4 2 5 Scorpaeniformes 1 4 1 3 Elopiformes 1 4 1 3 Clupeiformes 1 4 1 3 Cyprinodontiformes 1 4 1 3 Characiformes 3 13 9 24 Siluriformes 4 17 5 13 Syngnathiformes 1 4 1 3 Batrachoidiformes 1 4 1 3 Perciformes 9 38 15 39 Pleuronectiformes 1 4 1 3 Total 24 100 38 100 Table 2.
Ordenes Familias Especies Abundancia 1) Myliobatiformes 1 1 1 2) Cupleiformes 2 3 5 3) Characiformes 9 70 3517 4) Siluriformes 8 25 321 5) Atheriniformes 1 1 5 6) Symbranchiformes 1 1 1 7) Perciformes 2 14 116 8) Pleuronectiformes 1 1 1 Total 25 116 3967 Tabla 3.
El orden Perciformes fue el mas diverso con 14 familias, 33 generos y 49 especies, seguido en importancia por Pleuronectiformes (5 familias, 9 generos y 14 especies) y Clupeiformes (2 familias, 6 generos y 8 especies).