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bony fishes


Definitions from WordNet

Noun bony fish has 1 sense
  1. bony fish - any fish of the class Osteichthyes
    --1 is a kind of
    --1 is a member of Osteichthyes, class Osteichthyes
    --1 has particulars:
     crossopterygian, lobefin, lobe-finned fish; lungfish; teleost fish, teleost, teleostan

Definitions from the Web

Bony Fishes

Definition: Bony fishes, also known as teleosts, are a diverse group of fishes characterized by their bony skeletons, gills for respiration, and fins for locomotion.


1. Common Usage (Popularity):

Bony fishes are the most common type of fish found in lakes, rivers, and oceans around the world.

Example Sentence:

"The aquarium is home to various species of bony fishes, including brightly colored tropical fish."

2. Local Usage (Regional Importance):

In coastal regions, bony fishes play a crucial role in the local fishing industry and contribute to the economic well-being of the community.

Example Sentence:

"The local fishermen rely on the abundance of bony fishes for their livelihood."

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