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ich·thy·ol·o·gy

 (ĭk′thē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with fishes.

ich′thy·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), ich′thy·o·log′i·cal adj.
ich′thy·ol′o·gist n.

ichthyology

(ˌɪkθɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Animals) the study of the physiology, history, economic importance, etc, of fishes
ichthyologic, ˌichthyoˈlogical adj
ˌichthyoˈlogically adv
ˌichthyˈologist n

ich•thy•ol•o•gy

(ˌɪk θiˈɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of zoology dealing with fishes.
[1640–50]
ich`thy•o•log′ic (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪk) ich`thy•o•log′i•cal, adj.
ich`thy•o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
ich`thy•ol′o•gist, n.

ich·thy·ol·o·gy

(ĭk′thē-ŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of fish.

ichthyology

1. the branch of zoology that studies fishes.
2. a zoological treatise on fish. — ichthyologist, n. — ichthyological, adj.
See also: Fish

ichthyology

The study of fish.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ichthyology - the branch of zoology that studies fishesichthyology - the branch of zoology that studies fishes
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
homocercal - possessing a symmetrical tail that extends beyond the end of the vertebral column (as in most bony fishes)
heterocercal - possessing a tail with the upper lobe larger than the lower and with the vertebral column prolonged into the upper lobe
Translations
Ichthyologie

ichthyology

[ˌɪkθɪˈɒlədʒɪ] Nictiología f

ichthyology

nFischkunde f, → Ichthyologie f (spec)
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Head of the Department of Science and Education Sergei Golovanov reported that there is an agreement with the RAS to conduct an independent assessment of the forecasts of catching Pacific salmon and discuss the results and further solutions at the interdepartmental ichthyological commission.
The research appears in Ichthyological Research journal.
Spring Meeting of the Ichthyological Society of Korea, The Ichthyological Society, Abstracts 2013: 41.
One exemplar of each fish species was deposited in the Ichthyological Collection of the Fishery and Agribusiness Resource Coordination of Instituto Federal do Para (IFPA).
It is routine in specimen-based ichthyological studies to only record data on one side of fish specimens (for consistency).
We acknowledge the help by the Commission on Ichthyological Terminology of the EMI with discussing the Estonian terms that were used for the first time in this paper devoted to the microichthyology.
Ademas, se revisaron 229 registros de ejemplares depositados en colecciones cientificas (CAS: California Academy of Sciences, Ichthyological Collection; CMNFI: Canadian Museum of Nature, Fish Collection; CNPE-IBUNAM: Colec-cion Nacional de Peces, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; CYMX-CINVESTAV-IPN: Coleccion de Invertebrados Bentonicos de Yucatan, Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados-Merida, Instituto Politecnico Nacional; LACM: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County; SIO: SCRIPpS Institution of Oceanography Marine Vertebrate Collection; USNM: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Vertebrate Zoology; UAIC: University of Alabama Ichthyological Collection.
Therefore, any new knowledge, especially on the structure of the ichthyological stands can be considered as valuable.
brasilianus, giving rise to a nomenclatural confusion in the ichthyological literature from Argentina.
Ichthyological and hydrobiological researches covered the basins of inundated parts of the Ural River, its oxbows.
This specific botanic, ichthyological and ornithological reserve is mentioned in historical documents also as a strategically important location for it represented a barrier to crossing to the Taor Gorge.