teleost fish


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Noun1.teleost fish - a bony fish of the subclass Teleostei
malacopterygian, soft-finned fish - any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
cornetfish - slender tropical fish with a long tubular snout and bony plates instead of scales
pipefish, needlefish - fish with long tubular snout and slim body covered with bony plates
bellows fish, snipefish - small bottom-dwelling fish of warm seas having a compressed body and a long snout with a toothless mouth
shrimpfish, shrimp-fish - slender tropical shallow-water East Indian fish covered with transparent plates
Aulostomus maculatus, trumpetfish - tropical Atlantic fish with a long snout; swims snout down
bony fish - any fish of the class Osteichthyes
subclass Teleostei, Teleostei - large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species
needlefish, gar, billfish - elongate European surface-dwelling predacious fishes with long toothed jaws; abundant in coastal waters
flying fish - tropical marine fishes having enlarged winglike fins used for brief gliding flight
halfbeak - tropical and subtropical marine and freshwater fishes having an elongated body and long protruding lower jaw
saury, Scomberesox saurus, billfish - slender long-beaked fish of temperate Atlantic waters
acanthopterygian, spiny-finned fish - a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays
sweeper - little-known nocturnal fish of warm shallow seas with an oblong compressed body
ganoid, ganoid fish - primitive fishes having thick bony scales with a shiny covering
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There was no significant difference in the total number of teleost fish captured between control and procedural control treatments ([chi square] = 0.
Lokman et al [87] reported that recombinant human IGF-I resulted in increased oocyte diameters, Anguilla australis, in vitro and indicates that hormones from both the reproductive and the metabolic axes in control of previtellogenic oocyte growth in a teleost fish.
Development rates among teleost fish are highly variable and largely a function of initial egg size (Pauly and Pullin, 1988), but temperature ultimately controls the development response curve within each fish species (Pepin, 1991; Jobling, 1997).
2001), but only two studies have investigated the impact of perchlorate on teleost fish that form key components of freshwater ecosystems.
Japanese flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) is a teleost fish which has XX (female)/XY (male) sex determination system.
Differential tissue distribution, developmental programming, estrogen regulation and promoter characteristics of cyp19 genes in teleost fish.