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ichthyofauna

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noun ich·thyo·fau·na \ˌik-thē-ō-ˈfȯ-nə, -ˈfä-\

Definition of ichthyofauna

  1. :  the fish life of a region

ichthyofaunal

play \-ˈfȯ-nəl, -ˈfä-\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of ichthyofauna

New Latin


First Known Use: 1883


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