choanichthyes defined in 1951 yearchoanichthyes - choanichthyes;
choanichthyes - Sometimes regarded as a class offish containing Crossopterygii and Dipnoi. Characterized by bony skeleton; paired fins with a central skeletal axis; nostrils opening both on to face and into mouth (but not in coelacanths); cosmoid scales or derivatives of them. Compare with: Actinopterygii and Ghondrichthyes, the other two classes of living fish.
near choanichthyes in Knolik
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