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Gymnotiformes MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Gymnotiformes
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.493.378.430
Unique ID
D023702
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D023702
Scope Note
An order of neotropical electric fish found chiefly in the waters of South America. They continually emit weak electric discharges, which they use in object location and communication. A most popular species of research interest is the electric eel, ELECTROPHORUS electricus.
Entry Term(s)
Eigenmannia
Gymnotid
Gymnotidae
Registry Number
txid8002
Related Numbers
txid30771
txid36703
Public MeSH Note
2002; for GYMNOTID see ELECTRIC FISH 1987-2001
History Note
2002; for GYMNOTID use ELECTRIC FISH 1987-2001
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Gymnotiformes Preferred
Gymnotid Narrower
Eigenmannia Narrower
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