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ichthyology

 [ik″the-ol´o-je]
the study of fish.

ichthyology

(ĭk′thē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with fishes.

ich′thy·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), ich′thy·o·log′i·cal adj.
ich′thy·ol′o·gist n.

ichthyology

(ĭk″thē-ŏl′ō-jē) [″ + logos, word, reason]
The study of fish.

ichthyology

the study of fishes.
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At a time when ichthyologists were simply trained to identify fishes, often ignoring everything else about them while becoming obsessed with trivia of the nomenclature, Bashford Dean studied the embryology, anatomy, and paleontology of fishes, and never lost an opportunity to watch the behavior, spawning, or nesting of fishes.
Many ichthyologists had assumed that Jordan, upon his departure from Butler in 1879, had taken the collection, essentially intact, to Indiana University, where soon thereafter (in July 1883) it was destroyed by fire.
The heroine, played by Lana Turner, is no longer a businesswoman but a movie star, and her love interest is not an ichthyologist but an advertising photographer.
Tom Jenkins, a June Lakes-based ichthyologist for UC Santa Barbara, said that an angler's perception should not be confused for scientific fact.
I'm sure an ichthyologist would correct me about what it is that goes into a given fish's ability to fight--bone structure, musculature, fin height and width, and such--but, in the same way that I don't want an astronomer to remind me that the constellation Pisces is a projection of man's imagination onto a random grouping of distant galaxies, I like to keep my illusions about the fishes intact.
Another quibble: though I'm far from an ichthyologist, I questioned whether all of the deep-sea fish shown on pages 20 and 21 of the undersea book would coexist at the same depth.
Recently, on April 24, 2014, in the publication of the Ichthyological Society of Japan, Ichthyological Research, the well known ichthyologist Gerald R.
On the way to fish for shad with me on the Connecticut River, Grafton ichthyologist Noah DesRosiers, who did his graduate work on tropical fish in the Red Sea, tipped me off that barramundi are currently being commercially produced by Australis, a revolutionary fish farm in Turners Falls.
The equivalent of this primitive eel, in fishes, has perhaps not been seen since the discovery of the coelacanth in the late 1930s," said Dave Johnson, ichthyologist at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and lead author of the team's research.
Ichthyologist Eugenie Clark, community leader Audrey Coleman and volunteer Sally Yanowitz are the honorees at this year's luncheon, sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women, Sarasota Manatee.
It is difficult to conceive anything more forbidding and more repulsive than this slimy monster, yet the great French ichthyologist, Lacepede, is at considerable pains to show that it bears no resemblance, in any respect, to a human being, and that its great flabby fins are in no way similar or to be compared with the human hand.
An ichthyologist, Coburn studied the evolution of cyprinid fish and was a contributor on these fish to The Tree of Life Project.