Aulopiformes

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Aulopiformes
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Actinopterygii
Order:Aulopiformes
Families

Suborder Enchodontoidei
  Dercetidae (extinct)
  Cimolichthyidae (extinct)
  Prionolepididae (extinct)
  Enchodontidae (extinct)
  Eurypholidae (extinct)
  Halecidae (extinct)
  Apateopholidae (extinct)
  Ichthyotringidae (extinct)
Suborder Giganturoidei
  Giganturidae (telescopefishes)
Suborder Aulopoidei
  Aulopodidae (aulopus)
Suborder Chlorophthalmoidei
  Chlorophthalmidae (greeneyes)
  Ipnopidae
  Scopelarchidae (pearleyes)
  Notosudidae (waryfishes)
Suborder Alepisauroidei
  Synodontidae (lizardfishes)
  Pseudotrichonotidae
  Paralepididae (barracudinas)
  Anotopteridae (daggertooth)
  Evermannelidae (sabertooth fishes)
  Omosudidae
  Alepisauridae (lancetfishes)

Aulopiformes is an order of ray-finned fish consisting of thirteen living families of marine fish. They are grouped together on the strength of common features of pharyngobranchial structure.

Many of the aulopiforms are deepsea fish, and some species are hermaphrodites.

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