The Tree of Life Cladogram
Ray-finned fish

CHARACTERISTICS: animals with a backbone; possess gills throughout their life, and have limbs that are developed in the shape of fins
KNOWN SPECIES: 31,182
SIZE RANGE: .30 inches to 15 feet (7.5 millimeters to 4.5 meters)
WHERE THEY LIVE: in fresh waters, and in oceans

Here are just SOME of the world's ray-finned fish: Pacu
Photos are not actual size! French angelfish Red lionfish
Electric eel
Whitespotted boxfish Radial firefish
Pacific seahorse
Pacific seahorse
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Pacu Electric eel