Don’t gobble fish off the bone. Rather, put a small piece in your mouth, and work it around a bit to be sure you have all flesh. If a bone sneaks in, you’ll notice right away. Simply remove it with your fingers or napkin and place it on the side of the plate.
How many types of bony fish are there?
There are over 29,000 species of bony fish found in freshwater and marine environments around the world. Bony fish differ from fish like sharks and rays in the chondrichthyes class. Instead of cartilage, bony fish have bones.
What is the scientific name for bony fish?
What are the two classes of bony fish?
There are about 27,000 species of bony fish (Figure below), which are divided into two classes: ray-finned fish and lobe-finned fish.