teleostan


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Noun1.teleostan - 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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2002), but the specific roles of thyroid hormones in regulating developmental processes in other teleostan fishes are less well defined.