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Re: Time Line
> > > First Teleosts
>Bony fish - pretty much all familiar fish except sharks and rays.
Although those proportions are true numerically, teleosts are more specific
than "bony fish" (aka Osteoichthys). Teleosts are the advanced bony fish,
things like tuna and salmon and guppies and angelfish and so on. There are
some bony fish, such as lungfish and sturgeons, which are not teleosts.
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