bony fish


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bony fish

[′bō·nē ‚fish]
(vertebrate zoology)
The name applied to all members of the class Osteichthyes.
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The best sources are dairy produce as well as bony fish such as sardines.
Using gene sequences, scientists have shown that the enzyme has hardly changed through hundreds of millions of years of evolution from bony fish to humans.
Fishermen intentionally or unintentionally kill thousands of sea turtles, sharks, rays, and bony fish each year.
Chapters on Simple Animals, Cnidarians, Flatworms and Roundworms, Segmented Worms, Mollusks, Arachnids, Crustaceans, Centipedes and Millipedes, Insects, Echinoderms, Chordates, Cartilaginous Fish, Bony Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals are included, along with a Glossary and index.
She says people who can't tolerate dairy products "have to go the extra mile" to get their calcium from other sources, such as green leafy vegetables, nuts and seeds, pulses, bony fish and fortified foods like white flour.
The defendants receive their seafood products from outside Minnesota, including tilapia directly imported from China, bony fish shipped to defendants from New York and originating in the Ivory Coast, and croaker shipped to defendants from New Jersey and Florida and originating in Brazil, Uruguay, Guyana, and Argentina.
Tuna and swordfish, the most magnificent bony fish in the sea get a special mention along with the poor critically endangered mega sharks so often bycatch in tuna trawls.
Schmid et al [154] reported the occurrence of Insulin-like growth factor-I by in situ hybridization and immunohistochemical localisation in the ovary of a bony fish Oreochromis mossambicus.
00 Lingfield A carnivorous, freshwater, bony fish found in Asia, South America, Australia and Africa, arowanas grow up to 8ft in length and are excellent jumpers.
Another winter visitor was a purple sandpiper on Bardsey Island, where warblers on passage include grasshopper, sedge and willow, and a tropical ocean sunfish (the heaviest bony fish in the world) swam past during a seawatch.
Nicknamed the "King of Herrings" by marine experts, the oarfish is the world's longest species of bony fish, and can grow to be as long as eight metres.