Age of Fishes


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Related to Age of Fishes: Age of Reptiles, Age of Mammals
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Noun1.Age of Fishes - from 405 million to 345 million years agoAge of Fishes - from 405 million to 345 million years ago; preponderance of fishes and appearance of amphibians and ammonites
Paleozoic, Paleozoic era - from 544 million to about 230 million years ago
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The fishing pressure is main cause of decline in production, size and age of fishes in water bodies [28].
The Devonian Period (415 to 360 million years ago) is often described as the Age of Fishes because of the rich variety of aquatic forms that populated the ancient seas, lagoons and streams.
Many structures have been used to estimate the age of fishes, including scales, otoliths, vertebrae, fin rays and spines, opercular bones, cleithra, urohyal bone, and hyomandibular bone.