ichthyofauna

noun

ich·​thyo·​fau·​na ˌik-thē-ō-ˈfȯ-nə How to pronounce ichthyofauna (audio)
-ˈfä-
: the fish life of a region
ichthyofaunal adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ichthyofauna was in 1883

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“Ichthyofauna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ichthyofauna. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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