ichthyology definition

  • noun:
    • The branch of zoology that handles the research of fishes.
    • The part of zoology devoted to the analysis of fish.
    • The natural history of fishes; that branch of zoölogy which relates to fishes, including their structure, classification, and habits.
    • The research of fishes; that department of zoölogy which treats of fishes, with regards to their particular construction, relations to one another also to various other creatures, category, habits, and utilizes. Abbreviated ichthyology
    • the branch of zoology that researches fishes

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