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ichthyology

 [ik″the-ol´o-je]
the study of fish.
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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.
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ichthyology

(ĭk″thē-ŏl′ō-jē) [″ + logos, word, reason]
The study of fish.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Chada, "Weight-length relationships for demersal fish species caught off the Madeira archipelago (eastern-central Atlantic)," Journal of Applied Ichthyology, vol.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Section of Ichthyology, 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, 90007, rfeeney@nhm.org
Boziaris, Assistant Professor (in Seafood Safety and Preservation), Department of Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment, School of Agricultural Sciences, University of Thessaly, Fitokou street, 38446, Nea Ionia, Volos, Greece, Tel: +302421093153; E-mail: boziaris@apae.uth.gr
Ever willing to take the time to help a new student along in the field of ichthyology as he himself had experienced only a few years earlier, Evermann began a long professional and personal friendship with the young Rutter which would last until the latter's death.
Slack (former MMNS Ichthyology Curator) as the Silver Lamprey, but, at the time, MMNS lacked comparative material for absolute confirmation as Ichthyomyzon unicuspis.
Prosek covers much of the requisite historical, conservation, and culinary topics often seen in this type of armchair ichthyology (see Kurlansky's Cod, McPhee's Founding Fish, and Greenberg's Four Fish for excellent examples).
In the animal kingdom, ichthyology is a field of zoology devoted to the study of which creatures?
Fish, Fisheries & Aquatic Biodiversity Worldwide (FFAB) focuses on research and management issues related to ichthyology, fisheries, and aquatic biology.
The author is affiliated with the Department of Agriculture, Ichthyology Aquatic Environment, at the University of Thessaly, Greece.