Osteichthyes

Key Characteristics

  • Skeleton more or less bony, vertebrae numerous.
  • Skin with mucous glands and embedded dermal scales.
  • some without scales.
  • Paired fins.
  • Mouth with many teeth (some toothless).
  • jaws present.
  • Respiration by gills supported by bony gill arches

Type of Symmetry

Bilateral

Special Features

To be an otheichthyes you need to have a bony skeleton vertabrate, be cold blooded and have teeth and gills. Some dont have teeth
Osteichthyes
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