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Video footage: A fast moving shoal of Fusiliers (Caesio xanthonota, also known as the Yellowback fusilier) move over a coral reef. Order: Perciformes Suborder: Percoidei Superfamily: Percoidea Family: Caesionidae
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Definition of the noun perciformes

What does perciformes mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna

Phrases with Perciformes

  1. order perciformes
  2. Hyperoglyphe Perciformes
  3. Palinurichthyes Perciformes
  4. Species Hyperoglyphe Perciformes
  5. Species Palinurichthyes Perciformes

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Perciformes

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Google previewFishes: A Guide to Their Diversity (2015)

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) ...

Google previewThe Gazetteer of India

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 ...

Google previewFish & 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 ...

Google previewFishes 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 ...

Google previewThe Ecology of Fishes on Coral Reefs (2013)

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, ...

Google previewFire 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, ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

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, ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Tree squirrel - water spider (2002)

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 ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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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Small photo of Plate of fried fresh fish red mullets serving with seasonal herbs, sliced onion, lemon, arugula and parsley on light blue wood table. Mullus is subtropical marine genus of perciformes fish of family .Small photo of Plate of fried fresh fish red mullets serving with seasonal herbs, sliced onion, lemon, arugula and parsley on light blue wood table. Mullus is subtropical marine genus of perciformes fish of family .Small photo of Plate of fried fresh fish red mullets serving with seasonal herbs, sliced onion, lemon, arugula and parsley on light blue wood table. Mullus is subtropical marine genus of perciformes fish of family .Small photo of raw fish breed perciformes called bull on background attributes kitchen before cookingSmall photo of raw fish breed perciformes called bull on background attributes kitchen before cookingSmall photo of raw fish breed perciformes called bull on background attributes kitchen before cookingSmall photo of raw fish breed perciformes called bull on background attributes kitchen before cooking More...

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