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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.
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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.
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.
Luis Howell Rivero, an ichthyologist from the University of Havana, collected the sharks measurements and communicated them, along with a photograph taken by Alejandro del Valle, to his American colleagues Henry Bigelow and William Schroeder at the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology.
Ichthyologist George Burgess of the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville compares color changes in sailfish to blushing in humans.
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.
Eugene Willis Gudger (1866-1956) was the first American ichthyologist that can be considered a true naturalist and the first to study the biology of elasmobranchs.
However, Florida State University ichthyologist Dean Grubbs says this sea monster is simply a shark.
CSIRO Ichthyologist (zoologist specialising in the study of fish) Daniel Gledhill said they hope to understand how these changes will impact on the experience of recreational fishers and to better develop adaptation strategies for coastal communities.
Pethiyagoda, an ichthyologist and internationally acclaimed conservationist, said extensive studies in India and Sri Lanka showed that the level of diversity among such fish was "much greater than previously suspected".
They decided to replace the salmon model in the Alaskan brown bear diorama after consulting a museum ichthyologist, who determined that the fish needed to be recolored to an accurate shade based on the season represented.