Definition of Aquatic vertebrate
1. Noun. Animal living wholly or chiefly in or on water.
Specialized synonyms: Agnathan, Jawless Fish, Jawless Vertebrate, Placoderm, Fish
Terms within: Flipper
Lexicographical Neighbors of Aquatic Vertebrate
Literary usage of Aquatic vertebrate
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"Contour in an aquatic vertebrate is all-important, for nature as a marine architect conforms to rules of mathematical precision, the study of which has ..."
2. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"They have been so reduced in numbers, — in some places entirely exterminated, — that they have become almost a negligible part of the aquatic vertebrate ..."
3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"In the evolution of terrestrial from aquatic vertebrate life, a transition from external to internal fertilization takes place. ..."
4. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"The Chiricahua Mountain region offers an outstanding opportunity to manage an aquatic vertebrate fauna that is widely in decline or already threatened or ..."
5. Arboreal Man by Frederic Wood Jones (1916)
"Limbs may merely propel the aquatic vertebrate body in a definite direction as oars propel a boat; and yet, even when we may regard them as a new ..."
6. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1912)
"Class II. Pisces (Fishes). The term fish is used in a wider and a narrower sense. In the first is includes any aquatic vertebrate swimming by means of fins ..."