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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 ?
Probably many ichthyologists would make new varieties of some of them.
Following this are pages of reminiscences of various colleagues about expeditions which include both the scientific results and the life of the ichthyologists on board the research vessels.
Polling southern California ichthyologists and field sampling personnel resulted in one confirmed record taken in Santa Monica Bay area or from points north of the bay.
FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No.
If you think ichthyologists don't have a sense of humor, consider the naming of Opostomias micripnus, which of course isn't funny at all but in English the name of this creature is: the Obese Dragonfish.
It is a critical research tool for ROM curators, graduate students, and ichthyologists around the globe.
Researchers all over the world continue to send samples, persisting in their work despite the magnitude of their task, like the ichthyologists of old.
Most information about the physiology of fish is very detailed and highly technical, so the goal here is to provide a single-volume overview of all aspects for aquatic biologists, ichthyologists, fisheries scientists, and comparative physiologists.
Our activities were authorized by state law (515 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/20-100) and complied with standards for animal welfare adopted by the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.
Numerous outlier populations of southern redbelly dace have been discovered by ichthyologists over time throughout the currently broad range of the species (e.
At the beginning of the twentieth century, most ichthyologists had little interest in sharks.