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Mayden. ” Environmental Biology of Fishes 62 (2001): 215–222. Monzyk, F. , W. E. Kelso, and D. A. Rutherford. ” Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 125, no. 4 (1997): 665–675. Murray, A. , and M. V. H. Wilson. ” Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 33, no. 3 (1996): 429–438. Poulson, T. L. ” American Midland Naturalist 70 (1963): 257–290. Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia Romero, A. ” Environmental Biology of Fishes 52 (1998): 434. —. ” Environmental Biology of Fishes 53 (1998): 74. —.

Stauffer, Jr. Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes. Raleigh: North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, 1980. Morrow, James E. The Freshwater Fishes of Alaska. Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Publishing, 1980. Murray, A. , and M. V. H. Wilson. ” In Mesozoic Fishes. 2. Systematics and Fossil Record, edited by G. -P. Schultze. Munich: Dr. Friedrich Pfeil Verlag. 1999. , and Brooks M. Burr. A Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of North America North of Mexico. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1997.

The anal fin origin is anterior to the dorsal fin origin. There are 13–18 anal rays anterior to the first dorsal ray. This number varies among pearlfish species and is useful in identification. There are no pelvic fins, and the caudal fin usually is absent. The pectoral fin has 17–20 rays. The teeth on the upper jaw are small, and some are heart-shaped. The teeth on the lower jaw are larger and conical. The air bladder is separated into two parts by an internal constriction under vertebrae 11 and 12.

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