Some examples of bony fish include the devil firefish, the emperor angelfish, the emperor snapper, the pineapple fish and the garden eel. These bony fish represent only a tiny portion of the 28,000 species of bony fish in the scientific class Osteichthyes, which contains the largest number of living vertebrate species in the world.
Osteichthyes (/ ˌ ɒ s t i ˈ ɪ k θ i iː z /), popularly referred to as the bony fish, is a diverse taxonomic group of fish that have skeletons primarily composed of bone tissue, as opposed to cartilage.The vast majority of fish are members of Osteichthyes, which is an extremely diverse and abundant group consisting of 45 orders, and over 435 families and 28,000 species.
Bony fish include both marine and freshwater species, while cartilaginous fish are only found in marine environments (salt water). An extreme example is an Antarctic icefish, which lives in waters so cold that antifreeze proteins circulate through its body to keep it from freezing.Bony fish also comprise virtually all freshwater species living in lakes, rivers, and streams.
Examples of Bony fishes (Osteichthyes) Bony fishes (Osteichthyes) have long endoskeleton, their gills are covered by operculum and have terminal mouth. Examples: Anguilla (Eel): Larva is Glass fish or leptocephali, catadromous. The young eel back to fresh water. It is known as elver.
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Bony fish: Bony fish, any member of the superclass Osteichthyes, a group made up of the classes Sarcopterygii (lobe-finned fishes) and Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) in the subphylum Vertebrata, including the great majority of living fishes and virtually all the world’s sport and commercial fishes. The
Fish / Bony Fish; Bony Fish. Bony fish, any member of the superclass Osteichthyes, a group made up of the classes Sarcopterygii (lobe-finned fishes) and Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) in the subphylum Vertebrata, including the great majority of living fishes and virtually all the world’s sport and commercial fishes. The...
Most of the world's fish are osteichthyes, meaning that they have bony skeletons. In this lesson, we will explore the definition, characteristics, anatomy, and some examples of bony fish.
Recent Examples on the Web. The neural circuits that govern social behavior and reward arose early in vertebrate evolution and are present in birds, reptiles, bony fishes and amphibians, as well as mammals. — Leslie Henderson, Scientific American, "Why Our Brains See the World as "Us" versus "Them"," 22 June 2018 But truly massive bony fish like L. problematicus all d...
Bony Fish Printouts. Clown Fish Colorful fish that live among sea anemone. Coelacanth The Coelacanth (pronounced SEE-la-canth) is a primitive lobe-finned fish that was thought to have been extinct for millions of years, but a living Coelacanth was caught in the Indian Ocean off the coast of South Africa in 1938.