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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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Most other fish have a skeleton made of bones and are called "bony fish." Bony fish have swim bladders that fill up with air.
The most commonly occurring fossils within this unit are bony fishes, consisting of numerous isolated scales and teeth, as well as toothplates of pycnodont and albulid fishes.
"But when you look at the side, and the Rock shows face front, you see it has jaws that, bone for bone, closely resemble the jaws of bony fish. "It's the kind of fossil you might see once or twice in your lifetime as a research scientist."
This may be of fundamental importance to deep-sea adaptation, because analyses of deep-sea bony fishes have revealed that TMAO contents increase with depth (16), (17), resulting in an increase in internal osmotic pressure.
Gapers (Champsodontidae) constitute a family of small bony fishes of tropical and subtropical IndoPacific origin (Nelson 2006; Nemeth 1994).
Nicknamed the "King of Herrings" by marine experts, the oarfish is the world's longest species of bony fish, and can grow to be as long as eight metres.
Sardines are a bony fish but these were especially so and I spent most of the meal pulling them out of my mouth.
It includes bony fish (such as mackerel, tuna, anchovies, herrings, sardines, flying fish, ocean sunfish, swordfish, marlins, sailfish, barracudas), cartilaginous fish (such as blue sharks, dusky sharks, hammerhead sharks, dogfish, cat sharks, eagle rays), sea turtles, small cetaceans, pinnipeds, squid, pelagic red crab, salps, porifera, and birds.
Cheese, fromage frais and yoghurt are good sources of calcium as are bony fish like sardines and salmon, fortified breakfast cereals, rice pudding, baked beans, green vegetables and dried fruit.
`In most bony fish species, females produce millions of eggs each year, and only a small percentage need to survive to maintain population stocks,' Stevens says.
10 ( ANI ): A new study has suggested that vertebrate locomotion has evolved from the simple left-right bending of the body exemplified by lampreys to the appearance of fins in bony fish to the movement of humans, with the complex nerve and muscle coordination necessary to move four limbs.