Vertebrates: Fish

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Name the 2 Superclasses in the Vertebrates? What do each mean?
Superclass Agnatha ("without jaws") and Superclass Gnathostoma ("jaw-mouth")
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What are the Ancient Agnatha known as?
Ostracoderms ("shell-skinned")
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What 2 animals are found in the Modern Agnatha? how many species?
Hagfish and Lampreys. 60 species.
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Give 2 features of Superclass Gnathostoma.
jaws and 2 pairs of appendages.
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What is the extinct class of animals from Superclass Gnathostoma?
Class Placodermii ("plate-skinned")
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Class Chondrichthyes is also part of Superclass Gnathostoma. What animals are found here and how many species?
Cartilaginous fishes (sharks, rays). 750 species.
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What group in the Vertebrates include bony fishes? How many species?
Osteichthyes. 30,000 species.
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Name the 3 classes of the Osteichthyes?
Class Actinistia, Class Dipnoi, Class Actinopterygii.
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What animals are found in Class Actinistia? Give the only living species in this class?
Lobe-finned fish. Coelocanth
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What class are lungfish found in?
Class Dipnoi.
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What animals are found in Class Actinopterygii?
Ray-finned fish.
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What are the Ancient Agnatha known as?

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Ostracoderms ("shell-skinned")

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Give 2 features of Superclass Gnathostoma.

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What is the extinct class of animals from Superclass Gnathostoma?

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