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Descriptor English: Smegmamorpha
Descriptor Spanish: Smegmamorpha
Descriptor Portuguese: Smegmamorpha
Descriptor French: Smegmamorpha
Entry term(s): Eel, Swamp
Eels, Swamp
Gasterosteidae
Gasterosteiformes
Mullet
Mullets
Seahorse
Seahorses
Stickleback
Sticklebacks
Swamp Eel
Swamp Eels
Synbranchidae
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.493.850
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D023701
Scope note: Group of fish under the superorder Acanthopterygii, separate from the PERCIFORMES, which includes swamp eels, mullets, sticklebacks, seahorses, spiny eels, rainbowfishes, and KILLIFISHES. The name is derived from the six taxa which comprise the group. (From http://www.nanfa.org/articles/Elassoma/elassoma.htm, 8/4/2000)
Annotation: note entry term SWAMP EELS; EELS is also available
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
Public MeSH Note: 2002; for STICKLEBACKS see FISHES 1975-2001; for MULLETS see PERCIFORMES 1987-2001
History Note: 2002; for STICKLEBACKS use FISHES 1975-2001; for MULLETS use PERCIFORMES 1987-2001
DeCS ID: 35553
Unique ID: D023701
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Smegmamorpha - Preferred
Concept UI M0367250
Scope note Group of fish under the superorder Acanthopterygii, separate from the PERCIFORMES, which includes swamp eels, mullets, sticklebacks, seahorses, spiny eels, rainbowfishes, and KILLIFISHES. The name is derived from the six taxa which comprise the group. (From http://www.nanfa.org/articles/Elassoma/elassoma.htm, 8/4/2000)
Preferred term Smegmamorpha
Swamp Eels - Narrower
Concept UI M0367255
Preferred term Swamp Eels
Entry term(s) Eel, Swamp
Eels, Swamp
Swamp Eel
Synbranchidae
Seahorses - Narrower
Concept UI M0367251
Preferred term Seahorses
Entry term(s) Seahorse
Mullets - Narrower
Concept UI M0016268
Preferred term Mullets
Entry term(s) Mullet
Sticklebacks - Narrower
Concept UI M0008523
Scope note Common name for fish found mostly in the family Gasterosteidae. The three-spine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) is frequently studied.
Preferred term Sticklebacks
Entry term(s) Gasterosteidae
Stickleback
Gasterosteiformes - Narrower
Concept UI M0367254
Scope note Order that includes seahorses, sticklebacks, and pipefishes.
Preferred term Gasterosteiformes



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