Greek, from ichthys fish, and logos word.
An ichthyologist is a specialist who studies fish.
A scientist, specialist in ichthyology, who studies the structure, evolutionary development, life forms and reproduction of fish and develops on the basis of these studies methods of rational fishing, fish farming and fish conservation. An important function of ichthyologists is to ensure fish passage through fish passages as part of hydroelectric facilities. In addition, ichthyologists develop technological processes of processing and veterinary and sanitary evaluation of fish products. Related professions: fish breeder, fish technician, fish farming zoo-engineer, fish product technician, product engineer.