WoRMS taxon details

Pisces

11676  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:11676)

accepted
Superclass
Class Actinopterygii
Class Cladistii
Class Coelacanthi
Class Dipneusti
Class Elasmobranchii
Class Holocephali
Class Sarcopterygii

Class Actinopteri accepted as Actinopterygii (spelling variation)
Class Osteichthyes accepted as Actinopterygii (synonym)
marine
Not documented
Taxonomy Fish are a now paraphyletic group. So Pisces will no longer be part of the formal classification.

Although variable with...  
Taxonomy Fish are a now paraphyletic group. So Pisces will no longer be part of the formal classification.

Although variable with time, fishes contain also lampreys and hagfishes (Cyclostomata revived). Such groups as Agnatha and Cephalaspidomorphi are paraphyletic now as originally defined, because of new insights on some fossils.

Pisces = Vertebrata (= Craniata now) - Tetrapoda. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Pisces. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=11676 on 2018-06-21
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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basis of record Margulis, L.; Schwartz, K.V. (1998). Five Kingdoms: an illustrated guide to the Phyla of life on earth. 3rd edition. Freeman: New York, NY (USA). ISBN 0-7167-3027-8. xx, 520 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Margulis, L.; Schwartz, K.V. (1982). Five Kingdoms : an illustrated guide to the phyla of life on earth. Second edition. Freeman. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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From editor or global species database
Taxonomy Fish are a now paraphyletic group. So Pisces will no longer be part of the formal classification.

Although variable with time, fishes contain also lampreys and hagfishes (Cyclostomata revived). Such groups as Agnatha and Cephalaspidomorphi are paraphyletic now as originally defined, because of new insights on some fossils.

Pisces = Vertebrata (= Craniata now) - Tetrapoda. [details]

From other sources
Validity informal group [details]
LanguageName 
Dutch vissen  [details]
English fish  [details]
French poissons  [details]
Ukrainian Риби  [details]