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An acronym from the six taxa which originally comprises the group. + -morpha
- A taxonomic clade within the superorder Acanthopterygii – including swamp eels, mullets, sticklebacks, sea horses, spiny eels, rainbowfishes, and killifishes.
- (clade): Atheriniformes/Atherinomorpha, Gasterosteiformes, Syngnathiformes, Mugiliformes, Synbranchiformes, Elassomatiformes - original members; Beloniformes, Cyprinodontiformes - additional members; – orders