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Actinopteri - Pomacentridae
If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.
|A. F. Bannikov and D. R. Bellwood 2014||Relatively deep-bodied sh with a short and deep cau- dal peduncle. Head relatively small. Maximum body depth strongly exceeds head length. Supraoccipital crest deep and pointed. Lower jaw articulation under mid- dle of orbit. Mouth relatively small. 25 (10+15) vertebrae. Supraneurals 2. Dorsal n long-based and con- tinuous, with 11 strong spines and 12 soft rays. ere is slight notch between spiny and soft portions of dor- sal n. Anal n with 2 supernumerary spines (2nd very strong) and 10 rays. Postcleithrum strong. Pelvics in- serted just behind pectorals, strongly elongated. Cau- dal n truncated. Scales relatively large, thick at dorsal and ventral contours of body. Lateral line follows dorsal contour of body and interrupted below anterior portion of soft dorsal fin.|