Fabulous Friday Fish Phylogenetics

If you haven’t been to the Harvard Museum of Natural History in a while, they’ve recently revamped the fishes exhibit. It still is full of all sorts of weird fish, but now it actually discusses evolution (TEH DARWINISMZ! AAAIEEE!!). Without further delay, here’s the primitive ray-finned fishes, which contain birchirs (all the way on the left), sturgeons, paddlefishes, gars, and bowfins (the dot on the right leads to the teleost fishes:

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