Definition of Fishes. Meaning of Fishes. Synonyms of Fishes

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Definition of Fishes

Fishes
Finch Finch, n.; pl. Fishes. [AS. finc; akin to D. vink, OHG. fincho, G. fink; cf. W. pinc a finch; also E. spink.] (Zo["o]l.) A small singing bird of many genera and species, belonging to the family Fringillid[ae]. Note: The word is often used in composition, as in chaffinch, goldfinch, grassfinch, pinefinch, etc. Bramble finch. See Brambling. Canary finch, the canary bird. Copper finch. See Chaffinch. Diamond finch. See under Diamond. Finch falcon (Zo["o]l.), one of several very small East Indian falcons of the genus Hierax. To pull a finch, to swindle an ignorant or unsuspecting person. [Obs.] ``Privily a finch eke could he pull.' --Chaucer.

Meaning of Fishes from wikipedia

- (bony fish) Subcl**** Actinopterygii (ray finned fishes) Subcl**** Sarcopterygii (fleshy finned fishes, ancestors of tetrapods) The above scheme is the...
- and bony fishes. For the further differences with rays, see sharks versus rays. Ostracoderm - armoured jawless fish. Prehistoric fish Bony fishes Archived...
- (/ˌæktɪˌnɒptəˈrɪdʒiaɪ/), or the ray-finned fishes, constitute a cl**** or subcl**** of the bony fishes. The ray-finned fishes are so called because their fins are...
- smaller fishes coming in close and larger fishes observing from a greater distance. Marine turtles, functioning as a mobile shelter for small fish, can be...
- became common in the Devonian, often known as the "Age of Fishes". The two groups of bony fishes, the actinopterygii and sarcopterygii, evolved and became...
- species of fish. The term encomp****es both freshwater and marine species, all belonging to the large order Perciformes, or perch-like fishes. The word...
- the retina. In bony fishes the muscle is called the retractor lentis, and is relaxed for near vision, whereas for cartilaginous fishes the muscle is called...
- xerampelina. Male cartilaginous fishes (sharks and rays), as well as the males of some live-bearing ray finned fishes, have fins that have been modified...
- Gr**** χονδρ- chondr- 'cartilage', ἰχθύς ichthys 'fish') is a cl**** that contains the cartilaginous fishes: they are jawed vertebrates with paired fins, paired...
- predatory fish communities", Nature, Macmillan, 423 (6937): 280–283, doi:10.1038/nature01610, PMID 12748640. "Study unravels why certain fishes became extinct...
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