A pair of giant, bony fish—one 18 feet long—have washed up on California beaches this week.
bony fish |
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.