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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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Ichthyologist John Treadwell Nichols, of the American Museum of Natural History, had estimated "that not less than 1,250,000 shark per diem pass in and out of coastal channels between Cape Hatteras and Cape San Roque.
Five specimens of Plethodon glutinosus from Calhoun County, Alabama were captured and subsequently euthanized upon return to the laboratory (in accordance with guidelines of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists).
Roosevelt, a pioneering ichthyologist, a crusader against overfishing, and a womanizer who presented his conquests with green gloves (which gives a whole new meaning to going green).
The largest rapids on Earth are found in the lower Congo," says Melanie Stiassny, an ichthyologist at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
An ichthyologist was called to the scene as well as other department officials to try and save the endangered species.
Callahan, an engineer who had previously worked at the San Francisco Tape Music Center, founded USCO in 1964 with poet and former ichthyologist Gerd Stern and painter Stephen Durkee.
Raised in the affluent home of a white Irish Catholic family, Tip is an ichthyologist at Harvard and Teddy is considering the priesthood.
According to Shenzhen News, the pair made the unusual admission that their semi-sacred status can be confining: Akihito, a 73-year-old respected as an amateur ichthyologist, confessed he would like more time to do fish research; Michiko, 72, regrets not being able to visit art museums without "causing problems for the police.
Fish Commission ichthyologist Barton Evermann to locate the hatchery there.
The twenty-three-year-old James, attending Harvard Medical School, signed on to the Amazon River expedition led by Louis Agassiz, zoologist, ichthyologist, and scientist at large, as a specimen-collector.
Gammon for his friendship; and on behalf of every fisheries biologist, ichthyologist, and fish ecologist, we extend our appreciation for his significant contributions to our knowledge of the Wabash River fish assemblage.
We realized we looked at the river, and everything there, from very different perspectives," says Paulo Petry, an ichthyologist at Harvard University's Museum of Comparative Zoology and the exhibit's science adviser.