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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Alepocephali
Ordo: Alepocephaliformes

Familiae: Alepocephalidae – Bathylaconidae – Platytroctidae

Alepocephaliformes Marshall, 1962



Marshall, N.B. 1962. Observations on the Heteromi, an order of teleost fishes. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology 9: 249–270. Reference page.

Alepocephaliformes is an order of ray-finned fish. It was previously classified as the suborder Alepocephaloidei of the order Argentiniformes.[1][2][3]

Family Alepocephalidae (typical slickheads) (includes former families Bathylaconidae; Leptochilichthyidae)[2]
Family Platytroctidae (including Searsiidae)


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Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2021). "Alepocephaliformes" in FishBase. April 2021 version.
Nelson, Joseph S.; Grande, Terry C.; Wilson, Mark V. H. (2016). Fishes of the World (5th ed.). John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9781118342336.

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