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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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The anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus), is a Teleostean clupeiform fish, a member of the Engraulidee family, about 6 inches long.
Similar studies on the morphology of teleostean scales were continued by Taylor (1916), Haque (1955), Batts (1964) and many others.
Paleontological studies of Tertiary teleostean otoliths from California are few and reported detailed descriptions of fossil otolith assemblages are almost nonexistent.
Nomenclature of cartilaginous elements in the caudal skeleton of teleostean fishes.
1998), and near the basal roots of several major teleostean clades, such as salmonids (Allendorf & Thorgaard 1984), catostomids (Ferris 1984; Uyeno & Smith 1972), acipenserids (Vasil'ev 1999) and some cyprinids (Larhammer & Risinger 1994).