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Definition of the noun Atheriniformes

What does Atheriniformes mean as a name of something?

Atheriniformes is an order of Actinopterygii.

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Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

*Atheriniformes) A family of rather small, slender fish that have relatively large eyes, a terminal mouth, and two widely separated *dorsal fins. Most species occur in schools in inshore seas, with some found in estuaries or freshwater systems. There are more than 150 species. Atheriniformes (class *Osteichthyes, subclass *Actinopterygii) An order of bony fish that includes fairly large marine individuals (e.g. the flying fish and the sauries) as well as many small freshwater species (e.g. ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Sweetfish - tree snake (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

TOOTH-CARP TOOTH-CARPS class Osteichthyes order Atheriniformes family Cyprinodontidae GENUS 9 species 119, including sheepshead minnow Cyprinodon variegatus variegatus (detailed below); Cuban killifish, Cubanichthys cubensis; and flagfish, Jordanella floridae LENGTH Up to yh in. (9 cm) DISTINCTIVE FEATURES Male: brownish ground color with greenish sheen; shiny sea-green upperside, nape and flanks to pectoral fins; orange throat, belly and sides of head; ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

Lantern fish Ophidiiformes, Pearlfish Batrachoidiformes, Toadfish Lophiiformes , Anglerfish Gobiesociformes, Clingfish Beloniformes, Flying fish Atheriniformes, Silversides Lampridiformes, Oarfish Beryciformes, Squirrelfish Zeiformes, John Dories Gasterosteiformes, Sea horses, pipefish, sticklebacks Scorpaeniformes, Scorpion fish, sculpins Dactylopteriformes, Flying (helmet) gurnards Pleuronectiformes, Flatfish Tetraodontiformes, Boxfish, triggerfish, pufferfish Water salinity has a ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Cyprinodontoidei Vertebrate Zoology, a suborder of small surface- living fishes in the order Atheriniformes, including ricefishes and killfishes. Cyprinoidei Vertebrate Zoology, a large suborder of carplike freshwater fishes in the order Cypriniformes, including the characins, electric eels, suckers, carps, minnows, barbs, and loaches. Cypris Invertebrate Zoology, a large genus of ostracod bivalve crustaceans living in stagnant water. cypris larva Invertebrate Zoology, a larval stage with a ...

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Scrabble value of A1T1H4E1R1I1N1I1F4O1R1M3E1S1

The value of this 14-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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