12 Days of FISHMAS! Day Three!

Day three of the Twelve Days of Fishmas! Day two can be found here. The tag for the whole set will be here. On the third day of Fishmas cladistics gave to me… Three genera of Holostean Two Chondrostei And a bichir at the base of Actinopterygii Next up the family tree, the Holostei, representedContinue reading “12 Days of FISHMAS! Day Three!”

12 Days of FISHMAS! Day Two!

Day two of the Twelve Days of Fishmas! Day one can be found here. The tag for the whole set will be here. On the first day of Fishmas cladistics gave to me… Two orders of Chondrostei And a bichir at the base of Actinopterygii Next up the family tree, the Chondrostei, represented by theContinue reading “12 Days of FISHMAS! Day Two!”

12 Days of FISHMAS! Day One!

So…I have been mulling on this for a few years now–specifically, upon reading through the article Phylogenetic Classification of Bony Fishes (Betancur-R et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology (2017) 17:162) with a few modifications, especially from Comprehensive phylogeny of ray-finned fishes (Actinopterygii) based on transcriptomic and genomic data ((PNAS June 12, 2018 115 (24) 6249-6254)). IContinue reading “12 Days of FISHMAS! Day One!”