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Age of Fishes

Definition of the noun age of fishes

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  1. from 405 million to 345 million years ago; preponderance of fishes and appearance of amphibians and ammonites

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

- There have been two methods devised for determining the age of fishes, the one, by the circles of the scales, the other, by the ...

Google previewDictionary of Geological Terms (1984)

by Robert Latimer Bates, Julia A. Jackson

A division of earth history of unspecified duration, marked by a dominant or important life form, as the “age of fishes”. 4. The time during which a particular event or series of events occurred. or one that was marked by special physical ...

Google previewThe Standard American encyclopedia of arts, sciences, history, biography, geography, statistics, and general knowledge ... (1897)

by John Clark Ridpath

Age of Fishes. Age of Shell-flsh. Age without Life. A Section of the Earth's Crust showing the Progression of Life. PalEeop'yge, a genus of fossil Crustacea, founded on a single impression from the surface of a bed in the Long- mynd, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

The age of fishes is seldom ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1816)

by George Gregory

The age of fishes is known by numbering the concentric circles in a transverse section of the backbone, or the concentric circles on the scales. The characters of the six orders are, (1.) apodal, without ventral fins: (2.) jugular, ventral fins before ...

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