ichthyologist


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ichthyologist - a zoologist who studies fishes
animal scientist, zoologist - a specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals
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Probably many ichthyologists would make new varieties of some of them.
Museums Victoria ichthyologist Martin Gomon said the gathering in Hobart was the first systematic attempt to examine life at abyssal zone depths anywhere along Australia's vast coastline.
Possibly, God help you, also numbered among your crew is an amateur ichthyologist, a sawed-off Guy Harvey in training.
During the same year, renowned ichthyologist, David Starr Jordan, surveyed fish in the major river basins of the United States for the U.
The fish was unique in that it was a new "above the Falls" record at just over 17 pounds (beating the previous record of nine pounds), was witnessed by Rex Jubb (a respected ichthyologist of the day) who also aged the fish (using one of its scales) at six years old.
The irony is that Stellenbosch University has also produced counter-cultural alumni such as Beyers Naude, the noted theologian and former imprisoned antiapartheid activist; Uys Krige, noted playwright, satirist and bane of Afrikaner politicians; James Leonard Brierley Smith, the renowned ichthyologist involved with the rediscovery of the coelacanth; two former Union of South Africa prime ministers, Jan Smuts and James Hertzog; and even the erstwhile England cricket international, Jonathan Trott.
Writing in the New York Times, Renata Adler said that Croft "approaches [Childie's] breast with a kind of scholarly interest, like an ichthyologist finding something ambivalent that has drifted up on the beach," while John Simon likened the breast fondling to "testing a particularly inscrutable cantaloupe for its ripeness.
In 2012, Harvard University's George Lauder Ian ichthyologist with a focus on biomechanics) showed that a shark skin with denticles outperformed a skin that had been sanded smooth.
Recently, on April 24, 2014, in the publication of the Ichthyological Society of Japan, Ichthyological Research, the well known ichthyologist Gerald R.
Identification of fish was carried out by an Iranian Ichthyologist in accordance with [3].
TEHRAN (FNA)- Discovering a new species is, among biologists, akin to hitting a grand slam, and University of South Carolina ichthyologist Joe Quattro led a team that recently cleared the bases.
Tyson Roberts, an ichthyologist with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, has long hypothesized that oarfish can jettison sections of their bodies below the abdomen, much the way lizards can shed their tails.