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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.
These two species were long-termly recognized and classified by Japanese ichthyologists with the Japanese names Yoshino-gochi and Ma-gochi (see Kamei and Ishiyama, 1968; Masuda et al.
While European governments display little interest in marine biological research, the situation is rapidly changing and detailed studies on sharks inhabiting the Mediterranean has grown, with gaps of knowledge regarding morphology, biology, and ecology being filled in thanks to the efforts of a few dedicated ichthyologists.
Based on morphological work by Peden and Hughes (1988) and genetic work by Haas (2001), they were finally recognized as a valid species by the American Fisheries Society and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (Nelson and others 2004).
FAO Species identification guide for fishery purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologist, Special Publication, Rome, 1: 1-599.
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.
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.
Randall for being with other great ichthyologists and taxonomists on the board of directors all these years and for their support and trust in aqua.
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.
At the beginning of the twentieth century, most ichthyologists had little interest in sharks.