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Descriptor in English: Batrachoidiformes
Descriptor in Spanish: Batrachoidiformes
Descriptor in Portuguese: Batracoidiformes
Descriptor in French: Batrachoïdiformes
Entry term(s): Opsanus
Porichthys
Toadfishes
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.493.039
Scope note: An order of bottom fishes with short, small, spinous dorsal fins. It is comprised of one family (Batrachoididae) and about 70 species.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
History Note: 2002
DeCS UI: 35549
Descriptor UI: D024541
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Batrachoidiformes - Preferred
Concept UI M0370793
Scope note An order of bottom fishes with short, small, spinous dorsal fins. It is comprised of one family (Batrachoididae) and about 70 species.
Preferred term Batrachoidiformes
Entry term(s) Toadfishes
Opsanus - Narrower
Concept UI M0370794
Scope note Genus in the family Batrachoididae which are commonly used as experimental organisms in biomedicine.
Preferred term Opsanus
Porichthys - Narrower
Concept UI M0370810
Scope note Genus in the family Batrachoididae whose members possess an elongated, tapered body.
Preferred term Porichthys



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