bony fish


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bony fish

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Osteichthyes

the ACTINOPTERYGII and CHOENICHTHYES, classes of fish that have a bony skeleton (as compared with cartilage in ELASMOBRANCH fish).
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72 meter caught off the Japanese coast (Kamogawa, Chiba) in 1996 as the heaviest bony fish ever recorded, and not, as originally thought, Mola mola ocean sunfish species.
Grey mullet is the most abundant species and contributes in 70% of the total bony fish fishery in the Caspian Sea.
In 2013, Ahlberg and colleagues found a new clue in a 419-million-year-old fossil that had the body of a placoderm but the three-part jaw of a bony fish.
Adjusted for body size, its bite force edges out the black piranha as the strongest known for a bony fish.
The best sources are dairy produce as well as bony fish such as sardines.
Fishermen intentionally or unintentionally kill thousands of sea turtles, sharks, rays, and bony fish each year.
Chapters on Simple Animals, Cnidarians, Flatworms and Roundworms, Segmented Worms, Mollusks, Arachnids, Crustaceans, Centipedes and Millipedes, Insects, Echinoderms, Chordates, Cartilaginous Fish, Bony Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals are included, along with a Glossary and index.
Tuna and swordfish, the most magnificent bony fish in the sea get a special mention along with the poor critically endangered mega sharks so often bycatch in tuna trawls.