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Definition of Ganoid
GanoidGanoid Ga"noid, a. [Gr. ? brightness + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.)
Of or pertaining to Ganoidei. -- n. One of the Ganoidei.
Ganoid scale (Zo["o]l.), one kind of scales of the ganoid
fishes, composed of an inner layer of bone, and an outer
layer of shining enamel. They are often so arranged as to
form a coat of mail.
Meaning of Ganoid from wikipedia
- cycloid scales
and carp, or the ctenoid scales
of perch, or the ganoid scales
and gars. Cartilaginous fishes
(sharks and rays) are...
- true cosmoid
scales. Ganoid scales
can be found
on gars (family Lepisosteidae), bichirs, and reedfishes
(family Polypteridae). Ganoid scales
- they are ganoid
are bone-like, rhomboidal-shaped scales, often
edges, and covered
by an enamel-like substance. Ganoid
islands. Gars have elongated bodies
that are heavily armored
scales, and fronted
by similarly elongated
with long, sharp...
to vestigial remnants
and the bones
ossified. The thick ganoid scales
of the gars are more primitive
of the bowfin. Holostei...
- (typical of sharks
and rays), cosmoid
and coelacanths), ganoid
fish but also living
gars and bichirs), cycloid, and ctenoid...
was generally regarded
as a primitive actinopterygiian based
on its ganoid scale
structure, some new research regards
it as a stem group
scales. Mucus glands
coat the body. Most have smooth
and overlapping ganoid
scales. Traditionally, Osteichthyes
60 cm (24 in) and is armored
by rows of interlocking, rhomboidal ganoid
scales. The shortnose
gar is an ambush
predator, feeding mostly
- developed. They have an olive brown
torpedo-shaped body armored
jaws that form a needle-like snout nearly three
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