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Unformatted text preview: jaw flexibility. Many bony fishes have a swim bladder that allows them to adjust to sinking and rising. Some bony fishes can change color with the help of chromatophore cells on the skin. o Majority of the marine-fishes are bony fishes Key Terms: Anadromous fishes : most of their lives are spent in the ocean, but these fishes migrate to fresh water to breed Catadromous fishes : most of their lives are spent in the fresh water (rivers), but they breed at the sea. Oviparous : animal that releases the eggs Ovoviviparous : animals that produces eggs that will hatch inside the female animal right before birth Viviparous: live-bearers; eggs will develop inside the mother, while the embryo derive nutrition from its mother....
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