Osteichthyes is a very broad umbrella term. It separates into three other groups. The Agnatha Ichthyes, the Chondrichthyes and the True Osteichthyes. The Agnatha Ichthyes are jawless and are quite primitive. This group includes Lampreys and Hagfishes. The second group, the Chondrichthyes are your cartilaginous fish. This group contains Sharks, Chimaeras, Sawfishes, Skates and Rays. Finally the last group are the bony fish. They are then divided into two more groups. They are the Sarcopterygii (Lobe-Finned Fish) and the Actinopterygii (Ray-Finned Fish). The Sarcopterygii include Coelacanths, Lungfish, and extinct advanced fish like Tiktaalik. All the rest of the fishes are Actinopterygii. But they are sub-divided even more to cartilaginous fish showing some forms of ossification (Chondrostei) and the fully developed ossified fish (Neopterygii). The Chondrostei contains Sturgeons, Paddlefishes, Reedfishes and Bichirs. Finally the Neopterygii contains the rest.
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Every type of cryptid that is, resembles or is part fish. Sorted based on its type of fish.
Categories: Osteichthyes, Chondrichthyes, Hybrids, Humanoids and Other
Cryptids that are or resemble Bony Fish.
- Hook Island Sea Monster (Likely hoax)
- Fur-Bearing Trout (Hoax)
- Indonesian Coelacanth (Former Cryptid)
- Loch Awe Monster
- Giant Catfish
- Unknown Fish (Hoax)
- Iliamna Lake Monster (Misidentification)
- Giant Goldfish (Former Cryptid)
- Giant Dragonfish
- White River Monster
- Arre River Monster
- Three-Starred Anglerfish
- Beebe's Abyssal Fishes
- Ol' Slavey
- Imap Umassoursua
- Lake Erie Chomper
- Xixi Zhi Yu
- Monsters of Pinatubo
- Five-Striped Abyss Fish
- Pallid Sailfin
- Bloop (Misidentification)
- Canvey Island Monster
- Abyssal Rainbow Gar
Cryptids that are or resemble Cartaliginous Fish.
- Black Demon
- Cyclops Shark (Former Cryptid)
- Canadian and Cuban Albino Shark
- Malpelo Monster
- Sea Monk
- Timor Sea Ground Shark
- Flying Ray
- Jenny Haniver (Hoax)
Cryptids that are mixed between fish and another animal or animals. Not including humans.
Cryptids that are human-fish hybrids or are humanoid in appearance.