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ABOUT FISH (Osteichthyes - Boney Fsh)

ABOUT FISH (Osteichthyes - Boney Fsh)

Classification

Phylum: Chordata

       Class: Osteichthyes
The Boney Fishes (Class Osteichthyes) include most fish.

They are cold-blooded vertebrates and breathe through a pair of gills. They are covered with tough, protective scales and have pairs of fins for swimming. Most are flattened from side to side and have an organ called a swimbladder that helps keep them afloat.

 

 

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