Definition of Order apodes

1. Noun. Elongate fishes with pelvic fins and girdle absent or reduced.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Apodes

order Alismales
order Amoebida
order Amoebina
order Amphipoda
order Anacanthini
order Anaspida
order Andreaeales
order Anguilliformes
order Anoplura
order Anostraca
order Anseriformes
order Anthocerotales
order Anura
order Aphyllophorales
order Aplacophora
order Apodes
order Apodiformes
order Apterygiformes
order Arales
order Araneae
order Araneida
order Aristolochiales
order Artiodactyla
order Aspergillales
order Auriculariales
order Batoidei
order Batrachia
order Belemnoidea
order Bennettitales
order Berycomorphi

Literary usage of Order apodes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"The absence of ventrals which gave name to the order (Apodes) is falsified by extinct representatives of the family ..."

2. Reports of Explorations and Surveys: To Ascertain the Most Practicable and by United States War Dept, Joseph Henry, United States Army. Corps of Engineers, Spencer Fullerton Baird (1855)
"When the ventral fins are entirely wanting we have then the sub-order Apodes, whilst the sub-order ..."

3. The Fishes of North Carolina by Hugh McCormick Smith (1907)
"... supplied with most desirable food fishes as North Carolina, there is no reason to believe the carp will ever become popular. Order APODES. The Eels. ..."

4. American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and William Nicholson by William Nicholson (1821)
"... in natural history, a genus of fishes of the order Apodes. Generic character: head with the upper jaw ending in a sword-shaped snout ; mouth without ..."

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