acanthopterygian


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They further suggested that elasmoid scales of teleosts (including ctenoid scales of many acanthopterygians) are more similar in some ways to the first, dental type of ossification, despite the evident absence of pulp cavities in scales and the absence of both pulp cavities and acrodin caps in their ctenii, but the clues to this relationship are not obvious from their detailed morphology.
They have been lost independently in Syngnathus like in Scarus, Gobius, Merluccius and other acanthopterygians (Monod, 1968).