bony fish

noun
any fish of the class Osteichthyes, characterized by gill covers, an air bladder, and a skeleton composed of bone in addition to cartilage.

Origin:
1805–15, Americanism

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bony fish
 
n, —n
any fish of the class Osteichthyes, including most of the extant species, having a skeleton of bone rather than cartilage

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bony fish  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (bō'nē)  Pronunciation Key 
Any of numerous ray-finned fishes belonging to the infraclass Teleostei or Teleostomi, having a skeleton that is completely made of bone, rather than partially or completely made of cartilage. Most living species of fish are bony fish. Also called teleost. Compare cartilaginous fish, jawless fish.

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Example sentences
Unlike bony fish, the cartilage of shark skeleton requires especially
  fortuitous conditions for fossilization to occur.
The object of his emotion was a coelacanth, the earliest type of bony fish.
Databases for other bony fish also contain the genes, but they are not found in
  tetrapods.
Two of the new fossils suggest a direct link to bony fish: tooth-bearing
  jawbones.
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