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Viviparous fish

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Viviparous fish (Zoöl) See Embiotocoid.
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Usage

In literature:

The trivial name of the viviparous blenny, or guffer, the backbone of which is green when boiled; also of the gar-fish.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Both among the cartilaginous and bony fishes viviparity occurs.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
Many species are ovo-viviparous, and from their small size and lively behaviour they are much appreciated as aquarium fishes.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8" by Various
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