Osteichthyes (bony fish)


A. Organized Body Made of One or More Cells - Miguel E

Every bony fish has fins, scales, a tail fin, and a bony skeleton. They also have a mouth, eyes, brain, and gills. A bony fish also a heart, swim bladder, a kidney, a stomach, and a liver.
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B. Obtain and Use Energy - Jared B.

Bony fish obtain and use energy by eating other fish smaller than their size. They eat like normal people and they are either are carnivores,herbivores,omnivores,dertritionvors. fish filter feed by taking particles from the water into its mouth to the digestive system then they save the energy for later on in the day.
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C. Reproduce - Dylan S.
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bony fish mating

Bony fish reproduce with spawning. Some eggs are born inside their body and some eggs are born out of their body. Females lay lots of eggs; some eggs float and some eggs sink to the bottom. Ovoviviparous is a egg that hatch inside the female body before birth. They reproduce sexually.

D. Grow and Develop - Jared B


First they start out as little baby fish and they live near their nest for several months. Then they get a little older they become what is called a "fry" which is a young fish they can go away if they want to. Then they are old enough to do what they want and come and go as they please
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E. Respond to Stimuli - Miguel E

A bony fish have the same senses that we have such as sight, smell, taste, and touch. There are sensory organs called the lateral line inside of a fish; it send messages to it's brain. A fish smell and taste to detect substances in the water. Smell detects from a distance, while taste is used for substances that are close by.



F. Exchange Gases with the Environment - Dylan S.
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bony fish breathing

They have gills.They breath in oxygen and breath out carbon dioxide out.They get the oxygen from water.Irrigation water inters the mouth and then oxygen enters the gills then it enters the bloodstreams so it goes every where.




















Resources:

1. National Geographic Society; Biggs, Alton, et al. Life Science. New York: Glencoe McGraw-Hill, 2002.
2. Parker, Steve. Animal Kimgdom Classification: Angelfish, megamouth sharks, & other fish. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Compass Poiny Books, 2005
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