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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 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 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 New and Complete American Encyclopedia (1808)

Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; on an Improved Plan: in which the Respective Sciences are Arranged Into Complete Systems, and the Arts Digested Into Distinct Treatises; Also the Detached Parts of Knowledge Alphabetically Arranged and Copiously Explained, According to the Best Authorities

fallen upon for determining the age of fishes ; the one is by the circle of the scales, the other by the transverse section of the back bone. When a filh's scale is examined by a microscope, it is found to consist of a number of circles one within ...

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