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Gonorynchiformes

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Gonorynchiformes
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Actinopterygii
Order:Gonorynchiformes
Families
Chanidae (milkfish)
Gonorynchidae (beaked salmons)
Kneriidae[?] (shellears)
Phractolaemidae (hingemouths)

Gonorynchiformes is an order of ray-finned fish that includes the important food source, the milkfish (Chanos chanos, family Chanidae), and a number of lesser-known types, both marine and freshwater.

The alternate spelling "Gonorhynchiformes", with an "h", is frequently seen but not official.



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