The Osteichthyes (bony fishes) include more than half of all extant vertebrates. This site traces actinopterygian evolution through the radiation of major subgroups, their diagnostic characteristics, time of existence and interrelationships between the latter.

Author: Julien Divay
Last updated: 15/11/2004
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Websites produced by students on the MSc Palaeobiology programme in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol for academic year 2004-5