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Noun1.Osteichthyes - a class of fish having a skeleton composed of bone in addition to cartilage
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
bony fish - any fish of the class Osteichthyes
Crossopterygii, subclass Crossopterygii - fishes having paired fins resembling limbs and regarded as ancestral to amphibians
Dipnoi, subclass Dipnoi - bony fishes of the southern hemisphere that breathe by a modified air bladder as well as gills; sometimes classified as an order of Crossopterygii
subclass Teleostei, Teleostei - large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Some of the endangered fishes include Osteichthyes, popularly known as bony fish, which has 1,288 species, the majority of which are found on Africa's west coast.
Oblong osteichthyes orate over opulent, ostentatious ocean otters.
These are the two fundamental lineages that comprise Osteichthyes, diverging 400+ million years ago.
In contrast to osmoconformers, shallow-living marine Osteichthyes (bony fish) are osmoregulators, maintaining an internal osmotic pressure of about 300-400 mOsm with some TMAO, but only at about 40-50 mOsm.
sabalo 142 1,1 13 8,3 Osteichthyes huesos de 759 6,0 3 0,0 nn pescados no identificados Total 1.
0 Osteichthyes (Bony fishes) Acanthuridae surgeonfishes 371 18.
Curva de crescimento estimada atraves de aneis etarios em escamas e tamanho da primeira maturacao gonadal de Astyanax schubarti Britski, 1964 (Pisces, Osteichthyes, Characidae) na represa de Ibitinga, Estado de Sao Paulo, Brasil.
Serranidae, Anguilliformes, Other Osteichthyes, and Batoidea each represented approximately 1% of the total bycatch, while Invertebrata and Lutjanidae each represented less than 1% of the total bycatch (Table 1).
Diogo (anthropology, George Washington University) presents a cladistic analysis of osteichthyan higher-level interrelationships based on a phylogenetic comparison of 356 characters in 80 extent and fossil terminal taxa representing all major groups of Osteichthyes.