ichthyology


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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)
References in classic literature ?
Though this is a matter of ichthyology, I suppose; and if it is, it is out of my depth, and so my opinion is not valuable, and I don't claim much consideration for it.
It lends itself to visits of pupils and application works, especially on themes such as ornithology, botany, ichthyology (pedagogy).
He has been a renowned researcher that for many years contributed to the knowledge and development of Chilean Ichthyology.
Later, Dean Hendrickson, curator of ichthyology at the University of Texas at Austin, confirmed the identifications.
Tissue was taken (T-001257) and stored in the Ichthyology ultracold freezer.
Feeding ecology of a stream fish assemblage in an Atlantic Forest remnant (Serra do Japi, SP, Brazil) Neotropical Ichthyology, 7(1), 65-76.
All specimens were fixed in 10% formaldehyde, preserved in 70% ethanol, and cataloged in the Royal British Columbia Museum (RBCM) ichthyology collection (Table 1).
He also joined the ichthyology and aquarium sciences society, the fly fishing club, and the American fisheries society--and is looking toward a career focused on fish in some way.
Lebiasina yepezi, a new Lebiasininae (Characiformes: Lebiasinidae) from the Serra Parima-Tapirapeco mountains, Neotropical Ichthyology, 9: 767-775, 2011.
These rare encounters can provide many of the missing pieces of knowledge that help broader conservation and biological research," said the museum's senior curator of ichthyology, Martin Gomon.
Boziaris, * Department of Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment, School of Agricultural Sciences, University of Thessaly, Greece
In 1900, he began his association with the California Academy of Sciences (CAS) and as Curator of Ichthyology, helped to professionalize its small but steadily growing fish collection and described several new fish species that came to his attention.