- An order of fishes typically getting the maxillary bone united using premaxillary, together with articular united with all the dentary.
- An order of physoclistous fishes, using the cranium normal, the premaxillaries often coössified behind using maxillaries, the dentary coössified utilizing the articular and angular bones, and lower pharyngeals distinct: so called from substantial ankyloses associated with the jaws.
- boxfishes; filefishes; globefishes; ocean sunfishes; triggerfishes; puffers
Hypernym for "plectognathi"
- animal order
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