Bembridae

Bembridae

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Deep-water flatheads are a family, the Bembridae, of bottom-dwelling fish. They are thought to be more primitive than their close relatives, the true flatheads. Despite the common name, their heads are only slightly flattened and have spiny ridges.A fish is any gill-bearing aquatic vertebrate (or craniate) animal that lacks limbs with digits. Included in this definition are the living hagfish, lampreys, and cartilaginous and bony fish, as well as various extinct related groups. Because the term is defined negatively, and excludes the tetrapods (i.e., the amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals) which descend from within the same ancestry, it is paraphyletic.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136639017
  • 9786136639017