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  1. ganoid, ganoid fishnoun

    primitive fishes having thick bony scales with a shiny covering


  1. ganoid fish

    In most biological nomenclature, a scale (Ancient Greek: λεπίς, romanized: lepís; Latin: squāma) is a small rigid plate that grows out of an animal's skin to provide protection. In lepidopteran (butterfly and moth) species, scales are plates on the surface of the insect wing, and provide coloration. Scales are quite common and have evolved multiple times through convergent evolution, with varying structure and function. Scales are generally classified as part of an organism's integumentary system. There are various types of scales according to shape and to class of animal.


  1. ganoid fish

    Ganoid fish are a type of fish that possess scales composed of a hard, shiny substance called ganoin. These scales are rhombic in shape and attached to each other, forming a protective armor. They belong to the class Actinopterygii and include ancient groups such as sturgeon, paddlefish, gars, and bichirs.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ganoid fish in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ganoid fish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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