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Definition of the noun perciformes
What does perciformes mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonyms of Perciformes: order Perciformes / order Percomorphi / Percomorphi
- more generic term: animal order = the order of animals
- member of: Acanthopterygii / superorder Acanthopterygii = teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony rays
- suborder Percoidea / Percoidea = in some classifications nearly or exactly equivalent to the Perciformes which are considered a suborder
- percoid fish / percoidean / percoid = any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
- perch = any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order Perciformes
- family Anabantidae / Anabantidae = small freshwater spiny-finned fishes of Africa and southern Asia
- family Percidae / Percidae = active freshwater fishes
- family Trichodontidae / Trichodontidae = two species of elongate compressed scaleless large-eyed fishes that live in sand or mud
- family Ophidiidae / Ophidiidae = eellike marine fishes
- family Brotulidae / Brotulidae = chiefly deep-sea fishes related to the Ophidiidae
- family Carapidae / Carapidae = pearlfishes: related to the Brotulidae
- family Centropomidae / Centropomidae = a family of fish or the order Perciformes including robalos
- family Esocidae / Esocidae = pikes; pickerels
- family Centrarchidae / Centrarchidae = sunfish family
- freshwater bream / bream = any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales
- family Serranidae / Serranidae = marine fishes: sea basses; sea perches; groupers
- family Embiotocidae / Embiotocidae = viviparous percoid fishes comprising the surf fishes
- family Priacanthidae / Priacanthidae = small carnivorous percoid fishes found worldwide in tropical seas
- family Apogonidae / Apogonidae = bright-colored marine fishes that incubate eggs in the mouth
- family Malacanthidae / Malacanthidae = short-headed marine fishes
- family Pomatomidae / Pomatomidae = food and game fishes related to pompanos
- family Rachycentridae / Rachycentridae = family of pelagic fishes containing solely the cobia
- family Carangidae / Carangidae = large family of narrow-bodied marine food fishes with widely forked tails
- family Coryphaenidae / Coryphaenidae = large active pelagic percoid fish
- family Bramidae / Bramidae = deep-bodied percoid fishes of the open seas
- family Branchiostegidae / Branchiostegidae = small family of marine fishes having covered gills
- family Cichlidae / Cichlidae = cichlids
- family Lutjanidae / Lutjanidae = snappers
- family Haemulidae / Haemulidae = grunts
- family Sparidae / Sparidae = porgies
- sea bream / bream = any of numerous marine percoid fishes especially (but not exclusively) of the family Sparidae
- family Sciaenidae / Sciaenidae = warm-water marine fishes including the drums and grunts and croakers and sea trout
- family Mullidae / Mullidae = goatfishes or red mullets
- suborder Mugiloidea / Mugiloidea = fishes distinguished by abdominal pelvic fins: families Mugilidae; Atherinidae
- family Kyphosidae / Kyphosidae = sea chubs
- family Ephippidae / Ephippidae = small family comprising the spadefishes
- family Chaetodontidae / Chaetodontidae = butterfly fishes
- family Pomacentridae / Pomacentridae = damselfishes
- family Labridae / Labridae = wrasses
- family Scaridae / Scaridae = parrotfishes
- family Polynemidae / Polynemidae = threadfins
- family Opisthognathidae / Opisthognathidae = jawfishes
- family Uranoscopidae / Uranoscopidae = stargazers
- suborder Blennioidea / Blennioidea = blennies; butterfishes
- family Ammodytidae / Ammodytidae = sand lances
- family Callionymidae / Callionymidae = dragonets
- family Gobiidae / Gobiidae = gobies
- family Eleotridae / Eleotridae = sleepers
- family Percophidae / Percophidae = percoid flatheads
- family Toxotidae / Toxotidae = archerfishes
- family Microdesmidae / Microdesmidae = worm fish
- family Acanthuridae / Acanthuridae = surgeonfishes
- family Gempylidae / Gempylidae = snake mackerels
- family Trichiuridae / Trichiuridae = cutlassfishes
- suborder Scombroidea / Scombroidea = mackerels; tunas; albacores; bonitos; swordfishes
- family Stromateidae / Stromateidae = butterfishes: harvest fishes
- family Gobiesocidae / Gobiesocidae = clingfishes
- family Lobotidae / Lobotidae = tripletails
- family Gerreidae / family Gerridae / Gerreidae / Gerridae = mojarras
Phrases with Perciformes
- order perciformes
- Hyperoglyphe Perciformes
- Palinurichthyes Perciformes
- Species Hyperoglyphe Perciformes
- Species Palinurichthyes Perciformes
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Perciformes
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by Philip A. Hastings, Harold Jack Walker, Grantly R. Galland
PERCIFORMES (PERCOIDEI)— Perches and Relatives The Perciformes is a non-monophyletic group of percomorph fishes that remains difficult to circumscribe and to define (Wiley and Johnson, 2010) ...
Volume 1 by Publications Division
The Perciformes is a large order containing nearly 75 families in India and includes the perches, sea bass, groupers and snappers, with many marine genera and a few freshwater ones (e.g., Ambassis, Nandus, Badis, etc.). Many perches are ...
Fish & Fishing (2014)
by Nicolae Sfetcu
The name Perciformes means perch-like. They belong to the ray-finned fish and comprise over 7000 different species, with varying shapes and sizes, found in almost all aquatic environments. They first appeared and diversified in the Late ...
Fishes of the World (2016)
by Joseph S. Nelson, Terry C. Grande, Mark V. H. Wilson
Order PERCIFORMES (78)—perches The order Perciformes is the most diversified of all fish orders. Indeed, it is the largest order of vertebrates. Perciforms dominate in vertebrate ocean life and are the dominant fish group in many tropical and ...
by Peter F. Sale
The Perciformes is the largest vertebrate order with about 7800 species in 150 families. Unfortunately the Perciformes cannot be rigorously defined cladistically. It is a nonmonophyletic assemblage and appears to be both polyphyletic, that is, ...
Fire in the Sea (2014)
Bioluminescence and Henry Compton's Art of the Deep by David A. McKee, Henry Compton, Larry J. Hyde, Michael Barrett, Mark Anderson
Order: Perciformes (Perchlike Fishes) Perciformes is the largest order of fishes ( and, in fact, ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
According to some authors the Callionymidae and Draconettidae belong to the order *Perciformes. Gobiidae (goby; subclass *Actinopterygii, order *Perciformes) A very large family of coastalwater fish. Most species have the *pelvic fins united ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
Perciformes (per-si-f dr'mez), n. pi. [NL. : see perciform.] In Giinther's classification , a division of Acanthopterygii, having the body compressed, dorsal fin elongated and with the spinous larger than the soft portion, anal rather short, and ventrals ...
by Douglas M. Considine
AMINO ACID CONTENT OF FRESH AND PROCESSED EDIBLE MARINE FISHES1 Fresh Fresh Fresh Fresh Fresh Fish Anguilliformes Gadiformes Perciformes Scombroidei Perciformes (Other) (all types) (conger eel) (cod, hake, haddock, ...
by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton
TUNA class Osteichthyes order Perciformes FAMILY Scombridae genus and species 14 species including northern bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus (detailed below); albacore, T. alalunga; yellowfin tuna, T. albacares ALTERNATIVE NAME ...
A Dictionary of Genetics (2006)
by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan
order Perciformes (Tilapia, cichlids) order Siluriformes (catfishes) order Elopiformes (tarpons) order Antheriniformes (Xiphophorus) order Clupeiformes ...
Encyclopedia of Prehistory (2012)
Volume 1: Africa by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember
warthog, Speke's gazelles, fishes (siluriformes, perciformes), crocodiles,and aprobably domesticatedBos wereidentified (Raimbaultet al.1987). Kobadi thus turns out ...
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