bony fish definition

  • noun:
    • A fish having a bony in place of cartilaginous skeleton; a teleost.
    • A fish regarding the taxonomic group Osteichthyes.
    • an area (Connecticut) title associated with the menhaden, Brevoortia tyrannus.
    • a standard title for the ten-pounder, Elops saurus, associated with the family Elopidæ, an enormous and extensively distributed fish in tropical seas.
    • any seafood of this course Osteichthyes
    • A fish having a bony instead of cartilaginous skeleton; a teleost.
    • A fish regarding the taxonomic team Osteichthyes.
    • A local (Connecticut) title for the menhaden, Brevoortia tyrannus.
    • a standard title of this ten-pounder, Elops saurus, for the family members Elopidæ, a plentiful and commonly distributed seafood in tropical seas.
    • any seafood of the course Osteichthyes
  • adjective:
    • the menhaden.
    • the menhaden.

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