teleost


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teleost

(tĕl′ē-ŏst′, tē′lē-)
n.
Any of various fishes of the group Teleostei, having a protrusible upper jaw and including most of the ray-finned fishes.

teleost

any bony fish of the subclass Teleostei, containing all the present-day bony fishes, except lungfish, sturgeon and garpike.They are characterized by the presence of an AIR BLADDER.

teleost

fish of the class Osteichthyes, having the skeleton completely ossified.
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Two estrogen receptors expressed in the teleost fish, Sparus aurata: cDNA cloning, characterization and tissue distribution.
Influence of teleost abundance on the distribution and abundance of sharks in Florida Bay, USA.
Bringing perspectives from biology, ecology, psychology, and even physics, they explore such aspects as the learning of foraging skills by fish, chemical alarm cure and threat-sensitive assessment of predation risk by fishes, personality traits and behavior, social organization and information transfer in schooling fish, Machiavellian intelligence in fishes, the brain and cognition in teleost fish, and cognition and welfare.
Significant ammonia volatilization in a teleost during air-exposure.
Effects of Carp pituitary and Mammalian ACTH on the endocrine and lymphoid stem of the teleost, Astyanax Mexicans.
This study, together with an earlier study of the portal of entry of a rhabdovirus (infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus) in salmonids (30), suggests that the skin of teleost fish represents an efficient portal of entry for certain viruses.
Comparative morphology and histology of the alimentary canal in two teleost fishes.
Cadmium induced antioxidant defense mechanism in freshwater teleost Oreochromis mossambicus (Tilapia).